West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition

Ages:Undergraduate

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:State

Registration Closes
Nov 5, 2021 12:00pm
America/New_York

https://www.businessplanwv.com/collegiate-business-plan-competition

The BPC provides college students throughout the state of West Virginia with the unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life with the support of state institutions of higher education and investors from around the country. The competition awards technical assistance funding each year to eager entrepreneurs in West Virginia.

Our goal for the Business Plan Competition is to work collaboratively across the state with a mission to move WV forward by engaging young minds to solve West Virginia’s greatest problems. The future of our state is at hand and we are working to involve young talent from across the state to share their ideas. We will provide students with the education, skills, contacts, and motivation necessary to create a viable start-up company in West Virginia. Finalist teams will pitch to investors in the final round.

Competition Overview:

  • Round 1: 90-seconds (maximum) YouTube online video entry
  • Round 2: Business Model Canvas (semifinals)
  • Round 3: Business Plan (finals)

A detailed rubric used in the judging process can be located here: https://goventuredash.com/components/348/rubric
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.businessplanwv.com/collegiate-business-plan-competition

Managing Organization: WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics and Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Contact:
Dallas Mullet
dallas.mullett@mail.wvu.edu
304.293.7831

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
Open to all majors in the state.   Degree-seeking students taking a minimum of 3-credit hours enrolled in a program at a higher education institution in WV may enter the competition. Dual enrolled students may only compete in one of the business plan competitions. The Oversight Committee reserves the right to review the qualifications for each applicant and make a determination on eligibility.   Open to all majors. Students participating in university-approved, co-op programs are considered full-time students for the purpose of this competition.   Students that graduate in December 2021 are eligible to compete, but must attend all mandatory functions related to the competition during the spring of 2022.

Registration Closes
Nov 5, 2021 12:00pm
America/New_York

Overview

The BPC provides college students throughout the state of West Virginia with the unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life with the support of state institutions of higher education and investors from around the country. The competition awards technical assistance funding each year to eager entrepreneurs in West Virginia.

Our goal for the Business Plan Competition is to work collaboratively across the state with a mission to move WV forward by engaging young minds to solve West Virginia’s greatest problems. The future of our state is at hand and we are working to involve young talent from across the state to share their ideas. We will provide students with the education, skills, contacts, and motivation necessary to create a viable start-up company in West Virginia. Finalist teams will pitch to investors in the final round.

Process

Competition Overview:
  • Round 1: 90-seconds (maximum) YouTube online video entry
  • Round 2: Business Model Canvas (semifinals)
  • Round 3: Business Plan (finals)

Criteria

A detailed rubric used in the judging process can be located here: https://goventuredash.com/components/348/rubric

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.businessplanwv.com/collegiate-business-plan-competition

Managing Organization: WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics and Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Contact:
Dallas Mullet
dallas.mullett@mail.wvu.edu
304.293.7831

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Open to all majors in the state.   Degree-seeking students taking a minimum of 3-credit hours enrolled in a program at a higher education institution in WV may enter the competition. Dual enrolled students may only compete in one of the business plan competitions. The Oversight Committee reserves the right to review the qualifications for each applicant and make a determination on eligibility.   Open to all majors. Students participating in university-approved, co-op programs are considered full-time students for the purpose of this competition.   Students that graduate in December 2021 are eligible to compete, but must attend all mandatory functions related to the competition during the spring of 2022.

Deadlines

Registration Closes
Nov 5, 2021 12:00pm
America/New_York