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Ballard Morton New Venture

The Ballard Morton New Venture Competition is an annual business plan competition featuring teams of UofL College of Business 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.


2020 Ballard Morton Winners

Birthwrite Business Competition Team
Birthwrite takes 1st Place Overall & Best Presentation.
Birthwrite team is made up of Katie O’Malley, Danten Rice, and Joel Sharrer.
Nuyasa takes 2nd Place & Best Fast Pitch Presentation.
Nuyasa team is made up of Nolan Carrico, Giovanni Giorcelli, and Jack Manzella.
Judge Ed Nasief with Orlando Castillejos
Petra’s Pursuit takes 3rd Place.
Petra’s Pursuit team is made up of Orlando Castillejos.
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