McGinnis Venture Competition 2011

Website

http://www.mcginnisventurecompetition.com/

Competition Organizer

David A. Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship

Submission Date

2-11-2011

Business Plan Submission Date

3-01-2011

Awards Date

3-12-2011

Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Specialized Industries
Who's Eligible
Teams from graduate schools around the world
Important Dates

Intent-to-Compete must be submitted by February 11, 2011. 30 teams will be invited to submit business plans due by March 1, 2011. The final event takes place March 10-12, 2011 at Carnegie Mellon University.

Competition Prizes

In each track, the winning team’s startup company will receive a first prize of $20,000 as an investment in the firm. The winner of each track will receive $20,000 worth of in-kind prizes for intellectual property and other legal services. Also, the Donald H. Jones faculty will provide advisory services for first-place winners. Two of the three track winners will also receive an automatic invitation to participate in the University of Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (formerly Moot Corp®).

Other Info

The competition features three tracks: Technology, Life Science, and CleanTech. Winners are declared in each category. This competition revolves around new technologies including emerging industries such as information technology, biotechnology, robotics, nanotechnology, and telecommunications.