NYC Next Idea Global Business Plan Competition 2011

Website

http://www.nycedc.com/SupportingYourBusiness/EntrepreneurshipInnovation/NYCNextIdea/Pages/NYCNextIdea2010.aspx#0

Competition Organizer

New York City Economic Development Corporation

Submission Date

10-01-2010

Business Plan Submission Date

1-24-2011

Awards Date

11-30--0001

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$35,000

Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
Who's Eligible
The competition features two separate tracks: one for graduate student teams and another for undergraduate student teams. Team members must be graduate students or alumni of a non-U.S. university, and business plans must have a NYC operational and/or marketing component.
Important Dates

The deadline to register is October 1, 2010. Business plans are due January 24, 2011, and final presentations will take place April 4-9, 2011 in NYC.

Competition Prizes

The grand prize winner in the graduate track will receive a $20,000 cash prize. The winner in the undergraduate track will receive a $15,000 cash prize. Winners will also receive other goods and support services.

Other Info

The judging panels, which will be comprised of actual City-based venture capitalists and angel investors, will make their decisions based on which business venture they would most likely fund.