CCEI Startup Challenge (UCONN)

Uconn student idea pitch competition and a traditional written business plan competition.

What's the value to me?

Entrepreneurial competition for Uconn students

Description & Overview

The CCEI Startup Challenge is Uconn student idea pitch competition and a traditional written business plan competition. CCEI hopes to offer this programming to help identify student entrepreneurs and bring them together, and to get them to think creatively about new business ideas.

Services

Entries will be reviewed and judged by experienced professional entrepreneur mentors, and a maximum of 10 finalists will be selected to present their idea to the judging panel.

Total prize money to be awarded is $40,000 (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and two honorable mentions)

Criteria

  • Competition runs from April thru May
  • Applications must be submitted by the end of April (see site for exact dates)
  • All entries must be submitted in electronic format
  • 3-5 Page Business Plan + 1 Appendix Page
  • Entrants (or at least one team member) must be a current UConn student, and the UConn student(s) must present the pitch – non-UConn students will not be allowed to present.


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