Princeton University Green Business Plan Competition 2011



Competition Organizer

Princeton Environmental Institute

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Green
Who's Eligible
The competition is open to Princeton undergraduate and graduate students only. The submitted plans must focus on a business that brings environmental benefits. 
Important Dates

The submission deadline for all business plans is January 14, 2011. Semi-finalists will be selected on February 4, 2011, and will be invited to present their business plans at the final event on February 26, 2011. An awards ceremony will follow the presentations.

Competition Prizes

Prizes for the 2011 business plan competition have not yet been announced. Last year, the prize pool totaled over $15,000.

Other Info

Judges for the Green Business Plan Competition are Princeton Class of '76 alumni, who come with a diverse background and experience. Their expertise includes environmental business ventures, financial, legal, venture start-ups, non-profit, and community development. Student business plan competitors will benefit from the range of diversity of the alumni feedback on their plans.