University of Mississippi Gillespie Business Plan Competition 2011

Description

Executive summaries due

Website

http://www.olemissbusiness.com/bizplan/

Competition Organizer

University of Mississippi School of Business Administration

Local US Event
Oxford, MS
Submission Date

2-18-2011

Business Plan Submission Date

4-08-2011

Awards Date

11-30--0001

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$15,000

Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Each team must have at least one current Ole Miss undergraduate or graduate student who is playing a major and responsible role in creating and managing the venture. Students may compete as individuals or as teams of up to five people
Important Dates

Participants in the business plan competition must submit executive summaries by February 18, 2011. Finalists will be announced following a semifinalist pitch round, and must submit full business plans by April 8, 2011. The final round of competition will take place on April 15, 2011.

Competition Prizes

Best Business Plan Category:

- 1st place - $5,000

- 2nd place - $2,500

- 3rd place - $500

Best Android Smart Phone App Category:

- 1st place - $3,500

- 2nd place - $1,000

- 3rd place - $500

$1000 in additional "Bonus Prizes" will also be awarded.

Other Info

The University of Mississippi Gillespie Business Plan Competition provides participating students an opportunity to develop skills in pitching ventures to investors and to receive constructive feedback. The goal is to increase students’ probability of success in launching business ventures now and in the future.