University of New Mexico Technology Business Plan Competition 2012


Intent to Present forms due


Competition Organizer

University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Other
Who's Eligible

Open to all University of New Mexico students. Each student team must have a faculty member. Business plans should focus on viable technology products and/or services.

At least one member of each team must attend a mandatory business planning seminar in either the fall or the spring.

Important Dates

All teams planning to compete must submit an Intent to Present form by February 9, 2012. Full written business plans are due on April 5, 2012. The final event will take place on April 20, 2012

Competition Prizes

First place: $25,000

Second place: $10,000

Third place: $5,000

There is also the potential for a $50,000 - $100,000 seed fund to be awarded to the business plan most likely to attract future venture capital investment. 

Other Info

Student teams will present business plans based on technological intellectual property (with the permission of the owner of said intellectual property) to a group of judges consisting of successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, technologists, and other business experts from accounting, law and management.