Executive summaries due
- Competition Organizer
UC Berkeley Lester Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Hass School of Business
- 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
Executive summaries are due on January 26, 2011. A semi-final pitch round will take place on April 26, 2011, and all finalists will present their business plans to the judges on April 28, 2011.
- Competition Prizes
In the private semi-final round, the winning team in each track will win $5,000. Second-place track winners in this round will each receive $1,000.
In the final round, the winning team in each track will receive the Grand Prize of $20,000.
A $5,000 People's Choice prize will also be awarded.
- 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.