University of Louisville College of Business–This annual business plan competition features teams of MBA students competing for start-up capital for their innovative business concepts. In addition, winners have the opportunity to move on to regional and national competitions such as the Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge, Oregon New Venture Championship, and Rice Business Plan Competition.
2018 Competition Winners
First Place: Bar Buddy – $7,000
Second Place: Routine Lifestyle – $4,000
Runners-up: Lingo Lumen and Amenable Solutions – $1500/each team
Best Fast Pitch Presentation: Bar Buddy – $500
Best Business Plan Presentation: Lingo Lumen – $500
Best Trade Show Presentation: Bar Buddy – $500