Manitoba High School New Venture Championships

SAVE THE DATE: FRIDAY MAY 22, 2020

This competition represents a fantastic opportunity for high school students designed to mimic the real world process of starting a new venture while rewarding innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit.

The competition is for all high school students across Manitoba and Winnipeg to gain real experience while developing and growing new ventures based on the student created, managed or owned ventures.

Not only do you have the chance to win great prizes, but the expertise and feedback you will receive from our leading industry expert judges is more than money can buy.

Throughout this 1-day competition teams will compete in an elevator pitch, logo pitch, trade show competition and business plan presentation for more than $10,000 in prize money, and will evaluate the feasibility, market opportunity and business model of a new venture.

PRIZE AWARDS

Business Plan Competition

1st Place TBD
2nd Place TBD
3rd Place TBD
4th Place TBD

Elevator Pitch Competition

1st Place $500
2nd Place $250
3rd Place $100

Logo Pitch Competition

1st Place $500
2nd Place $250
3rd Place $100

Trade Show Competition

1st Place $500
2nd Place $250
3rd Place $100

Best School Overall

$1,000 per group and trophy

IMPORTANT DATES

Application and two page executive summary due: 11:59 PM Thursday, April 23, 2020

Teams advised of acceptance: Monday, April 27, 2020

Business plans due: 11:59 PM Thursday, May 14, 2020

QUESTIONS?

Contact Program Coordinator
Amy (Briscoe) Jones
204-474-8635
amy.briscoe@umanitoba.ca

LINKS:

Link to application form

Link to view template of an executive summary

Link to view how to do an elevator pitch