HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition 2011



Competition Organizer

Houston Community College and Newspring Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible


  • • At least one entrant on each team must be actively enrolled and in good standing with HCC (Fall 2010 or Spring 2011; can be Continuing Education students)
  • • Entrants must work in teams of at least two and
  • • At least one member of each team must complete BUSG 2309 (for credit) or BUSG 2009 (Continuing Education)



Important Dates

Enrollment deadline is January 20, 2011. Finalist presentations take place on April 28, 2011, and winners announced on April 29, 2011.

Competition Prizes

$12,000 first place prize, $8,000 second place prize, $4,000 third place prize.

Other Info

Each contestant team will get a maximum of four hours of advisor counseling per month during the contest period.