Olin Cup Competition 2011-12


Executive summaries due



Competition Organizer

Washington University Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Local US Event
St. Louis, MO
Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

Anyone is eligible to enter the Olin Cup Competition, however to qualify for funding awards, each team must have at least one member who is a Washington University student, alumnus, faculty or staff member. 

Important Dates

Executive summaries must be submitted by October 17, 2011. Full business plans are due on January 4, 2012. Final presentations will take place on January 19, 2012, followed by an awards ceremony on February 1, 2012

Competition Prizes

Awards are made for $50,000 and $20,000, as well as a $5,000 student cash prize.

Other Info

Between the elevator pitch and final presentations, each finalist team is required to submit a term sheet outlining the investment opportunity, which impacts the final awards decision.