Type of Program:
The Apex Business Plan Competition challenges participants to be innovative and creative as they develop, direct, organize and present a business plan or new venture to a panel of judges and mentors. The competition has two tracks:
- 1The Student business plan track (open for students enrolled in post-secondary institutions);
- 2The New venture track (open to recent alumni, non-students and students running early-stage ventures).
Comments on Funding:
Funding is $30,000 in cash prizes.
The prize for the winners of the New Venture Track is $10,000 (allocated to up to 3 teams).
When It Ends:
Next deadlines to be determined
Applicants for the Student business plan track must:
Applicants for the New venture track must:
Applicants must submit the online application form;
Applicants must compete in the elevator pitch round;
Applicants must compete in the presentation round.
Applicants must submit:
- 1the executive summary;
- 2the investor pitch deck, if applying for the new venture track;
- 3a business plan, if applying for the student business plan track.
Other Things to Note:
The registration deadline for the 2023 competition was December 15.