Business Plan Competition
Open Track Awards
1st Place - $15,000
2nd Place - $5,000
3rd Place - $3,000
In-kind service denominations vary among the top three winners, the nature of their business, and the services the sponsors are able to provide. These awards are subject to change at any time.
In-kind awards include such as: tax preparation, legal advice, office space, internet access, and consultation in the areas of product design, marketing strategy, and business development
All competition winners will have access to the area's leading professional services firms to provide strategic counsel in core growth areas for emerging companies. Awards must be redeemed by the business entity as stated in the concept created in the business plan competition and within one year of the announcement of the winners of the competition.
Undergraduate Track Awards
1st Place $5,000
2nd Place $3,000
3rd Place $2,000
Receipt of the award requires the student to launch the business entity. This must occur within one year of the date of the Final Competition.
Clean Energy Award - Sponsored by OSU Office of Energy and the Environment
Top Clean Energy Team - $2,000