Loyola Venture Catalyst Business Plan Competition 2012



Competition Organizer

Loyola University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

Open to new, original and independent ventures in the idea, seed, or early stage. 

Important Dates

Full written business plans are due on March 15, 2012. The top five finalists will be announced on April 1, 2012, and will present their business plans to the judges on April 19, 2012.

Competition Prizes

1st place: $5,000

2nd place: $3,000

3rd place: $2,00

Other Info

This year's business plan competition will focus on sustainability. Each submitted plan must incorporate the concept of sustainability in the business model in a meaningful way.