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Business Plan Competitions

There are many business plan competitions taking place across the globe. If you are a student or recent graduate with a business idea, you may be interested in taking part of one (or all!) of them. Please see the table below to learn more:

Close to home:

Business Plan Competition Institution Date URL
IBK Capital - Ivey Business Plan Competition Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario January 2013 http://iveybpc.com/
OCE Discovery Ontario Centres of Excellence May 27 2013  
Queen's Entrpreneurs' Competition Queen's University Jan 17 http://www.theqec.com/site/
TieQuest Toronto   TBD https://tiequest.myreviewroom.com/
TieQuest Ohio   TBD http://www.tieohio.org/
TieQuest Detroit   TBD https://detroit.tie.org/

 

Worldwide:

Business Plan Competition Institution                Date      URL      
21st Century Challenge Oxford University TBD http://bit.ly/LjcTg4
BMO Apex Business Plan Competition UNB Fredericton Feb 2013 http://bit.ly/MsWdX3
Boomer Business Plan Competition Silicon Valley TBD http://scuboomerventure.com/
Cardinal Challenge University of Louisville TBD http://business.louisville.edu/content/view/511/1221
EMC Venture Challenge Entrepreneurial Management March 2013 http://emc.sdsu.edu/programs/Venture-Challenge/
Enterprize Canada   TBD http://www.enterprizecanada.org/competition
Georgia Bowl Kennesaw State University TBD  
Global Venture Labs Investment Competition University of Texas at Austin TBD  
IC2 & WBT University Technology Commercialization Competition IC2 Institute TBD http://bit.ly/aRy0S7
Idea to Product Competition University of Texas at Austin March 2013 http://www.ideatoproduct.org/ut/
LES Business Plan Competition Licensing Executives Society TBD http://www.lesfoundation.org/competition/index.html
New Venture Championship Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship April 2013 http://nvc.uoregon.edu/live-at-nvc/
OFC Venture Challenge Fayetteville State University April 2013 http://www.ofcvc.org/
Rice Business Plan Competition Rice University TBD http://rbpc.rice.edu/
Stu Clark Investment Competition   TBD http://bit.ly/L4RtaT
Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas   TBD http://www.ticamericas.net/
The John Heine Entrepreneurial Challenge Brisbane Graduate School of Business TBD http://www.johnheinechallenge.org/
Tulane University Entrepreneurs Association Tulane University TBD http://tea.tulane.edu/
UC Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition University of Cincinnati TBD http://bit.ly/KG6s5d
Venture Labs Investment Competition University of Texas at Austin TBD bit.ly/tcHmh8
Wake Forest Elevator Competition Wake Forest University TBD http://business.wfu.edu/default.aspx?id=268
Women 2.0 Business Plan Competition   TBD http://www.women2.com/pitch-nyc-competition-2012/

 

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