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Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship

2019 Business Plan Competition Schedule

  • Nov 30, 2018
2019 Business Plan Competition Schedule

Stu Clark Investment Competition

University of Manitoba’s Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship

March 8-9 | Winnipeg, Manitoba

This competition is open to graduate students worldwide and offers a substantial prize purse (over CAD $50,000). Additionally, the University of Manitoba guarantees a CAD $1,000 minimum per team.

Important Dates

  • Online application and two page executive summary due:
    Friday, January 25, 2019 
  • Schools advised of acceptance: 
    Monday, February 4, 2019
  • Business plans due: 
    Friday, March 1, 2019


New Venture Championship

University of Oregon’s Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship

April 11-13 | Portland, Oregon

The champion team will walk away with $20,000 to start their business. Regardless of team success in the competition, every competitor receives real-world, actionable advice and critique.

  • Registration ends February 6, 2019


Rice Business Plan Competition

April 4-6, 2019

Compete to join the world's biggest student venture competition, where university entrepreneurs get real-world experience in how to pitch their startups to investors, enhance their startup strategy, connect with mentors, and learn what it takes to launch a successful business.

  • 42 student startups from across the world
  • $1.5 million in cash and investment prizes


  • Entrepreneurship
  • HBA2
  • MBA
  • MSc