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GW Business Plan Competition Kicks-Off

GW Business Plan Competition

The GW Business Plan Competition is kicking-off the week of October 25th with a panel discussion featuring D.C.-area entrepreneurs, the first in a series of events and workshops leading up to April’s contest finals.

The free seminar—“Student Startups: From the Dorm Room to the Board Room”—is part of the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship, and will be held on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Funger Hall Room 103.

The GW Business Plan Competition is entering its third year and for the first time is open to faculty as well as students and alumni. The first place team will take home $25,000 in seed money; second place will win $10,000; third place will win $4,000; and fourth place will win $1,000.

In addition, $10,000 will be awarded to the best undergraduate team.

The deadline for entering the competition is Jan. 31, 2011. (For entry rules and more details about the competition and future events, see the GW Business Plan Competition website. For more details on the competition, see GW Today.)

Tuesday’s event, which is free and open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni, will begin with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by the panel discussion at 7 p.m. If you’d like to attend, RSVP here or by sending an email to

Posted by gwsb on October 22, 2010 | Filed under: GWSB News.

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