BR Ventures, Cornell Annual B-plan Contest Deadline – 03/01/10
The winning idea will receive $10,000 and 20 hours of free legal help through BR Legal, Cornell’s entrepreneurship legal services program. Second place will be awarded $2,500 with third place receiving $1,000. Winners will automatically receive a Cornell Technology Transfer Prize that matches this prize money if their business idea is based on Cornell intellectual property officially on record with Cornell’s Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization (CCTEC).
The Cornell Venture Challenge provides a way for Cornell students, faculty, and alumni; and students and faculty at other universities to take their first step toward turning an idea into a viable business. Entrants are required to submit a two or three page description of their business. BR Ventures student managers will review each entry and select up to five to advance as finalists of the competition. [Cornell press, more]