Tulane Business Plan Competition 2012


Registration deadline



Competition Organizer

Tulane Entrepreneurs' Association

Local US Event
New Orleans, LA
Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • iStart
Who's Eligible

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Each team must have at least one student member who is currently enrolled  in an accredited university. The competition is for new, independent ventures in the early growth stage. 

Important Dates

Teams must submit an abstract of their business plan by January 22, 2012. Complete business plans are due on February 28, 2012. Those teams advancing to the final round of competition will present before a live audience and panel of judges on April 13, 2012 at Tulane University. 

Competition Prizes

The grand prize winner will receive $50,000

An additional $20,000 Domain Companies New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge will be awarded to the company that presents the best plan for the creation or expansion of a New Orleans-based business. 

Other Info

The Tulane Business Plan Competition was founded by students in 2000. It remains one of the only student run competitions and awards the highest cash prize nationwide.