University of South Florida Fintech Business Plan Competition 2011


Competition Organizer

University of South Florida, Fintech

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

The business plan competition is open to any current student at the University of South Florida. At least one USF student must be in each company's ownership group. Early stage companies are welcome, however the companies must be legal entities in the State of Florida. 

Important Dates

Complete business plans and articles of incorporation are due on May 10, 2011. The final business plan competition takes place on May 20, 2011.

Competition Prizes

1st place team receives $7,500; 2nd place team receives $5,000; 3rd place team receives $2,500

Other Info

The competition will begin with presentations, followed by a 15-minute Q&A (30 minutes total for each presentation.) The judges will then convene to make their decision and announce the winners at the awards luncheon that same day.