UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition 2010



Competition Organizer

UC Berkeley Lester Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Hass School of Business

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Teams of competitors; open to anyone, but at least one team member must be a current student, faculty, staff or an alumnus/a of either the University of California at Berkeley or the University of California at San Francisco. 
Important Dates

The executive summary package must be submitted via younoodle by January 27, 2010. The finals of the competition will be held on April 29, 2010.

Competition Prizes

Grand Prize: $20,000. People’s Choice Prize: $5,000.

Other Info

This competition consists of an executive summary round, a business plan development period, and a semi-final round and final round that both include oral presentations. Competing teams may submit their business plan or idea to one of three tracks – IT and Web, Life Sciences,  or Products and Services.