Business Plan Competition
- 1st Place $10,000
- 2nd Place $5,000
- 3rd Place $2,500
- 4th Place $1,000
The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition is open to all post-secondary schools in Manitoba and students can apply individually or as a team. This competition is an excellent opportunity to bridge classroom learning to real life experience as students pitch their ideas in front of judges and gain valuable feedback.
March 10 -11, 2022
Fairmont Hotel Winnipeg
2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0Y3
The competition is for undergraduate students to gain real experience while developing and growing new ventures based on the student created, managed or owned ventures. Teams will also receive expertise and feedback from our leading industry expert judges.
Throughout this 2-day competition teams will compete in an Elevator Pitch and Business Plan Presentation for and will evaluate the feasibility, market opportunity and business model of a new venture.
Executive summaries should include:
The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Undergraduate Edition is an exciting competition open to all undergraduate students in Manitoba!
Throughout this 2-day competition individually or as a team, students will compete in an Elevator Pitch and Business Plan Presentation for a generous prize purse!
Application and executive summaries are due Wednesday March 17, 2021 (11:59 PM CST)
What is an elevator pitch? One presenter pitches their business venture in a concise but thorough and engaging way.
Teams will be chosen and notified by Wednesday March 24, 2021 regarding their acceptance.
Written business plans from all teams are due to email@example.com by Friday April 9, 2021 (11:59 PM CST)
As this competition is open to the public, data or information discussed or divulged throughout the competition is considered information that can enter the public domain therefore teams requiring non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) should not participate.
Any footage of the event will be used for marketing, PR, promotional materials.
All prize money is in Canadian dollars and will be distributed after the competition.
Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship
Room 212 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada