Business Plan Competition
- 1st Place $2,000
- 2nd Place $1,000
- 3rd Place $500
- 4th Place $250
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University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 2N2
This competition is for high school students across the Province of Manitoba compete at this fun filled 2-day competition. Up to 16 teams will be selected and required to participate in an Elevator Pitch, and Business Plan Presentation for exciting cash prizes!
May 27 & 28, 2021
Delivered virtually via Zoom
The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: High School Edition is a competition for
high school students across the Province of Manitoba with over $6,000 in prizes to be won!
This competition exposes students to important life skills such as public speaking, and writing skills and creative thinking in anentertaining and safe way. Along with winning great prizes, students will gain insight and feedback from our judges.
Ventures can be anything students are highly passionate about! We’ve seen unique concepts such as a public speaking virtual reality app, a mobile car detailing service, gourmet homemade hot sauce and spray-on grip that improves the performance of athletic shoes! This is an exceptional experience for high school students!
Note: All 16 teams are competing in the semi-finals on Thursday, however this round is not open to the public to watch. Teams will find out live Friday morning at 9:30 am who the final 4 teams are. Format for the live presentations are: 15 minute presentation then 10 minute Q&A from a panel of expert judges.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
*All activities on Thursday are closed to the public. All times in CST.
Friday, May 28, 2021
*All activities on Friday are open to the public. All times in CST.
Sign up to watch the elevator pitch competition and championships round by clicking here
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This competition is for high school students across the Province of Manitoba.
What is an elevator pitch? One presenter pitches their business venture in a concise but thorough and engaging way.
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.
Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship
Room 212 Drake Centre
181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada