FAU Business Plan Competition
Welcome! The annual FAU Business Plan Competition is hosted by the College of Business, Adams Center for Entrepreneurship with support from local partners and sponsors. The competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing idea for a chance to fund their new ventures!
Along with prize money, teams compete for legal and business services, space at FAU’s Tech Runway and the opportunity to present their business plan to local angel, venture capital groups and more. Competitors have the opportunity to meet and network with successful entrepreneurs. Resources are provided to aid students in the creation and implementation of their businesses. Students will gain valuable skills and experiences to be successful.
Competition Date: April 21, 2017
Application Deadline: February 21, 2017
Prizes*: 1st $10,000 / 2nd $5,000 / 3rd $2,500
Best interdisciplinary team $1,000
People's Choice $1,000
*seed capital to fund your startup
Keynote Speaker: Scott Shane
"Secrets to Pitching Investors"
The speech will focus on obtaining funding for early stage startups and will discuss the best practices of pitching investors.