Competing teams should consist of at least two and no more than five degree-seeking students. Participants must complete the submission form for the Tulane Business Model Competition by January 29, 2016. In order to successfully complete this form you will need:
A detailed summary of your business, your product, and your target market
Contact information for team members and faculty mentor
Your entry must be submitted NO LATER THAN 11:59pm, Friday, January 29th, 2016 to be considered.
19-Nov-2015 08:00 AM to
29-Jan-2016 11:59 PM
02-Feb-2016 10:00 AM to
16-Feb-2016 01:00 PM
Phase II - Semifinal Round
Six teams will advance to the semifinal round. These semifinalists will receive seed funding to test their business models.
On Monday, March 14, 2016, the semifinalists will pitch, receive mentoring feedback, and network with a variety of entrepreneurship experts. The will take place during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW).
The 10 minute presentations should include a visual presentation and should detail the business model process in a persuasive manner. Teams should be prepared to answer questions from the judging panelists. The three top business models will be selected as finalists.
18-Feb-2016 08:00 AM to
10-Mar-2016 05:00 PM
14-Mar-2016 02:00 PM to
14-Mar-2016 05:00 PM
Phase III - Final Round
The finalists will present their business models at Tulane University in New Orleans on Friday, April 15, 2016 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Each team will present for 10 minutes, followed by Q&A from the judging panel. The finalists will also be allowed to present a one-minute pitch at the annual 2016 Tulane Council of Entrepreneurs Awards Gala that same evening, where the winners will be announced.