The Boston College Venture Competition (BCVC), a program of the Carroll School of Management, is a university-wide business plan competition designed to promote and support entrepreneurship at the undergraduate level at Boston College. With mentoring from experienced alumni and faculty, students develop and implement the skills necessary for starting successful businesses. Several sessions throughout the year offer additional coaching and advice from entrepreneurs, law partners, venture capitalists, and other executives.
Business plans are submitted for judging and finalists are chosen to present their plans to a panel of judges consisting of executives and entrepreneurial experts. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three teams.
Semi-Final Competition Submission Deadline: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 @ 5 PM
Semi-Final Competition: Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Final Competition: April 1st, 2014
The Semi-Final Competition Submission Deadline is on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 @ 5pm. Requirements include a one-page executive summary and a maximum 10 page business plan (not including exhibits). Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prizes for the ’13-’14 Season
1st Place: $20K
2nd Place: $10K
3rd Place: $2.5K
SEED Social Innovation Award: $2.5K
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Business plans are submitted for judging and finalists are chosen to present their plans to a panel of judges consisting of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and executives.
BCVC is committed to the growth of the innovative and entrepreneurial community on campus. Aside from participating in the competition, students are also invited to take part in other activities and events throughout the year including Entrepreneurship Week, the BCVC Elevator Pitch Competition, BC Startup Fair, and our continuing BCVC Venture Launch Series.
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