Department of Management
Business Plan Competition
The College of Business at Metropolitan State University of Denver is hosting a business plan competition.
We are using a donation from the Kenneth King Foundation to provide the following grants. The grants must be used to start or move an existing business to the next stage.
One $3,500 grant
One $2,000 grant
Three $500 grants
The preliminary competition features a written business plan and a 3-minute (or less) pitch video. Then finalists will be invited to pitch their ideas to the judges, real-time via Zoom, on April 30. Follow links for instructions on each component.
Due dates are as follows:
|April 6||Notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a short paragraph that you intend to submit a business plan. Please submit your name, a short description of the concept, phone number, and email address.|
|April 16||Written business plan and 3-minute pitch video are due via email to email@example.com.|
|April 23||Finalists will be notified via email. Start preparing your oral pitch!|
|April 30||Oral pitch to judges via Zoom. (Time and Zoom details sent to finalists in advance, via email.)|
|May 8||Winners announced|
|July 9||Each winner submits a preliminary report on how they spent their funds and their progress in growing their business|
Each winner submits a second report on the uses of the funds and their progress in growing their business.
|September 30||Each winner submits a final report on the uses of the funds and their progress in growing their business.|
|November 15||Center faculty submit a report to the King Foundation|