Business concepts due
- Competition Organizer
University of Delaware Entrepreneurial Studies Program
- Local US Event
- Newark, DE
- Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
Open to teams that have at least one current University of Delaware student, alumnus, faculty member or staff member. Only the team members with a University of Delaware affiliation may present during the semi-final and final rounds of competition.
There are two tracks that teams can choose to compete in: A student track for teams with only student members, and an alumni, faculty and staff track.
- Important Dates
The deadline to submit business concepts is January 15, 2012. Finalists will be selected on March 16 2012, following semi-final presentations. Finalists will each present their business plans during the final round of presentations at the 2012 President's Forum on Innovation & Entrepreneurship on April 19, 2012.
- Competition Prizes
Cash and in-kind prizes totaling over $40,000 will be awarded.
- Other Info
This business plan competition consists of three rounds. The first round is a preliminary round in which participants submit a 3-5 page business concept. 10 student teams and 10 alumni/faculty teams will advance to the semifinal round and present their plans to a panel of judges. The three top teams in each track will advance to the final round to pitch to another judging panel before the winners are chosen.