Business Plan Competition | $25000 Slaight Communications
WHAT IS THIS COMPETITION ABOUT?The competition is about you, an aspiring Ryerson student who has a great idea for a new business, a burning desire to launch it, and a need for some seed capital to get it started. Thanks to a generous donation from Mr. Allan Slaight of Slaight Communications, Ryerson University is able to operate a competition where committed entrepreneurial students can be supported in their desires to create new businesses in the community.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?The $25K Slaight Business Plan competition is open to all current Ryerson University students. A majority of the business owners must be current students (full-time, part-time, con-ed).
IMPORTANT DATES:FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH, 2012 - First Round Submissions (OPTIONAL)
- Plans can be submitted electronically to email@example.com and will receive feedback from MBA students, you will get your plans back on February, 24th, 2012.
FRIDAY, MARCH 16TH, 2012 - Top Five Teams Will Be Notified
MONDAY, MARCH 26TH, 2012 – The Big Event/5 Finalist Presentations
- The top five teams present their plans to a panel of expert judges and the grand prize winner will be selected!
WHY YOU SHOULD ENTER:There are lots of reasons. It’s a fun experience. It looks great on a resume. And if you are serious about starting a business, it’s a great way to get expert feedback on your idea and your plan. You can make some great new contacts that can help you get started on your business idea and get you some media attention. You might even meet an investor who wants to put money into your business. And if your goal is to successfully implement your idea, there’s the small matter of the $25,000 prize.
WHO CAN I TALK TO IF I HAVE A QUESTION THAT IS NOT ANSWERED HERE?General inquires can be made to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The following links contain more in-depth information about the competition:
Submitting Your Business Plan
The Judging Process
Your Business Plan and Extra Help