University of Nevada Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition 2012


Deadline to submit Intent to Enter


Competition Organizer

University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business

Local US Event
Reno, NV
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

Open to University of Nevada, Reno students. Undergraduate students must be enrolled at least 12 credit hours. Graduate students must be enrolled at least 6 credit hours. Graduate and undergraduate students may be on the same team. 

Important Dates

The deadline to submit Intent to Enter forms is February 10, 2012. Preliminary overviews are due on March 19, 2012. Finalists will be announced on March 30, 2012. Finalist must submit their written business plans by April 27, 2012, and will present their business plans on May 4, 2012. The winner of the competition will be announced on May 11, 2012

Competition Prizes

$50,000 will be awarded to the winning team. Funds can be used for development of the business opportunity, as well as educational expenses at the University of Nevada.

Other Info

At the conclusion of the competition, the award winner agrees to submit an annual progress report for three years, starting one year after the receipt of the award, to communicate progress toward business goals.