Taylor University Business Plan Competition 2010



Competition Organizer

Taylor University along with the Innovative Network of Grant County (IN)

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

Any individual or group without venture capital financing or more than $75,000 in seed financing from non-venture capital sources. Business operations of  the business concept is preferably intended for implementation along the I-69 corridor generally defined as between northern Indianapolis and southern Ft. Wayne but at a minimum must be committed to the State of Indiana.

Important Dates

Application deadline is February 15, 2010. Finals are on May 13, 2010 at Taylor University in Upland, IN.

Competition Prizes

$7,000 cash prize for first place, $3,000 for second place, and $1,000 for third place. Also a $1,000 Innovative Network Undergraduate Award.

Other Info

A judging panel consisting of professionals drawn from entrepreneurs, bankers, business consultants, legal experts, university faculty, and venture capitalists will select the three best business concepts from those submitted.