Simmons College Silverman Business Plan Competition 2011


Applications and preliminary business plans due


Competition Organizer

Simmons School of Management

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Women or Minority-owned
Who's Eligible

Open to all students and alumni of the Simmons School of Management MBA program. Teams must have a School of Managmenet student or alum as in a senior leadership role.

Business plans must be for ventures in the early launch or pre-launch phase.

Important Dates

Applications and 1st draft business plans are due on September 10, 2011. Three finalists will be notified of their advancement on October 17, 2011. The finalists can resubmit their finalized business plans up until November 9, 2011. The final competition will take place on December 1, 2011. A winner will be announced following the presentations.

Competition Prizes

Participants will compete for over $10,000 in cash and prizes.

Other Info

Finalists of the competition receive one-on-one coaching from seasoned entrepreneurs and executives as well as access to the Simmons network of venture capitalists, angel investors, bankers and lawyers to move their ventures forward.