Pepperdine University Business Plan Competition 2012


Team registrations due


Competition Organizer

Pepperdine University Graziado School of Business and Management, Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law

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

Each team must have at least one Pepperdine University student who is in good standing. Eligible businesses must not have generated more than $100,000 in revenue or investment funds.

Important Dates

Team registrations are due on January 27, 2012. Eight semi-finalists will be selected following a Fast Pitch Competition taking place on February 4, 2012. All semi-finalists must submit a full business plan by March 2, 2012. Four finalists will be selected at the conclusion of the semi-final round, and will present their business plans at the final round on March 31, 2012

Competition Prizes

First place: $10,000

Second place: $5,000

Third place: $2,500

Fourth place: $1,000

A $1,000 prize will be awarded to the team best demonstrating the them of social responsibility in business. 

Other Info

A distinguished panel of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists will judge the Pepperdine University Business Plan Competition and provide feedback and networking opportunities to the teams.