NEW FORMAT for 2013 Competition
Win your share of $25K!
The Perdue School of Business has expanded our Entrepreneurship Competition to
include 3 great competitions in one day, Friday April 19, 2013. $25K in cash
prizes! SU students have a chance to win prize money and business start-up
awards to fund a business venture they dream of launching. Whether it’s a
product or a service the options are endless!
New this year hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is the
“Invest in my Idea” Poster Competition
in which students will have the opportunity to present their business ideas in a
poster style format. Select members of
the Salisbury Community and faculty will have the opportunity to invest in your
idea. Awards and prizes will be given to
those ideas that receive the greatest investments.
There will be 15 winners that move on to the GullCage from this event.
Also new this year - Welcome to the
“Gull Cage” A Shark Tank Competition where students will pitch their ideas
to judges for prizes and awards and possibly an investment in their idea.
This competition brings the following
Place: $4,000, 2nd
Place: $3,000, 3rd
Place: $2,000, 4th
The top four will move on to the final competition!
The Richard Bernstein
Achievement Award for Excellence "Business Plan Competition"
comes to you now with a new format. Create
an original proposal for a business start-up or for the
transformation of an existing business.
Your plan should have a maximum of ten pages, and the
competition will allow a ten minute presentation, a ten minute
question and answer with the judges and ten minute private
The creator of
the winning business plan receives $10,000.
This will be determined by the judging committee based on
their assessment of the quality of the business plans.
Any student who is currently enrolled, or has been enrolled, at SU during the
current academic year is eligible to compete – regardless of major or
whether the student is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Groups are allowed to enter. An
outside member can be involved
in the creation of the plan but the primary participant in the
competition must be the SU registered student. Any prizes
will go directly to the SU student.