About the 2001 Competition
Venture - An undertaking or enterprise for profit or social gain
Venture Plan - a strategic plan outlining the details for potential investors and outsiders to gain insight on new ventures
Venture Plan Competition - A competition offered for undergraduate students to promote entrepreneurship and new ventures. The competition was started in 2009 at Bucknell University and has awarded more than $17,000 to students creating new ventures. Students participating in the competition are responsible for creating a full written Venture Plan and have an opportunity to present it to a panel of seasoned judges that come from a variety of backgrounds including start-ups, business strategy, and venture capital.
1st Place - $5,000
2nd Place - $2,500
3rd Place - $1,000
The 2011 Competition will be held at Bucknell University on April 1st-2nd, 2011. Written Venture Plans and Registration is due March 11th, 2011 and can be submitted here (Register Now!). You can find details about the plan requirements and information about the competition in Rules and Regulations.
Need help writing a Venture Plan? Check out the Small Business Development Center's sample outline for business plans.
Want to get involved with the Venture Plan Competition? Contact Sam Krassenstein, firstname.lastname@example.org