Stanford University BASES $150K Challenge 2012

Description

First Round executive summaries due

Website

http://bases.stanford.edu/150k/

Competition Organizer

Stanford University's Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students

Submission Date

1-29-2012

Business Plan Submission Date

4-15-2012

Awards Date

11-30--0001

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$150,000

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

The $150K Challenge consists of the E-Challenge, and the Social E-Challenge, both of which are run concurrently. 

Both Challenges are open to all Stanford students, alumni, research and postdoctoral staff, and faculty.

The Social E-Challenge is open to nonprofit or for-profit companies that demonstrate scalable business ideas with quantifiable social or environmental impacts.

Important Dates

The $150k competition has three rounds. Round 1 executive summaries are due on January 29, 2012. Round 2 business plans are due on April 15, 2012. Finalists will be selected on April 25, 2012, following semi-final presentations, and will present their business plans during Round 3 on May 23, 2012.

Competition Prizes

$50,000 prizes will be awarded to the winners of both the E-Challenge and the Social E-Challenge, as well as to the winner of the Product Showcase event.

Other Info

Teams may enter in both the E Challenge and the Social E -Challenge, but if the venture makes it past the first round of both challenges, the team must choose either the Social E-Challenge or E-Challenge to advance in.