The Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association of Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to invite your school to participate in the 2008 Tepper School of Business Venture Challenge (TVC). The Tepper Venture Challenge is an annual, undergraduate-only business plan competition held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The competition encourages entrepreneurial thinking and creativity while challenging students to strive for greater achievements.
The Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association at Carnegie Mellon University has hosted the annual Tepper School of Business Venture Challenge ever since its inception back in 1998. The competition has been steadily growing over the years from a university based event, into a strong regional competition drawing students from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
This competition brings together undergraduate students from all majors to compete in a business plan competition. This year, we are pleased to announce that the competition's total prize money for this year has been increased to $15,000. Past winners of the Tepper Venture Challenge have included Luke Skurman, co-founder of College Prowler, which produces college guidebooks and has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN.
1st Prize: $5,000 & $5000 in Legal Services from Meyer, Unkovic &Scott.
2nd Prize: $3,000
3rd Prize: $2,000
Deadline for Submission: March 24th, 2009
Finalist Presentation: April 6th, 2008
Registration and more information can be found at our website
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you for your time and consideration. We look forward to hearing from you.
The UEA Board