Turn your innovative ideas into a winning plan and earn seed moneyHave an idea for a new product, service or business? Submit your business plan to CCBC’s Center for Business Innovation Annual Business Plan Competition (BPC) and you could win up to $20,000 in seed money.
A total of $62,500 in seed money will be awarded to the top 6 winners. The Annual Business Plan Competition is open to students and alumni of CCBC who are interested in turning their idea for a new product or service into a business.
Participants in the Annual Business Plan Competition get:
- Access to invitation-only workshops designed to help develop a strategic plan, marketing plan & financial plan — the core elements of a viable business plan.
- Guidance from other entrepreneurs and business owners who serve as mentors during the competition.
- An opportunity to earn seed money that can be used to help launch a business.
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Congratulations to our winners!
Center for Business Innovation hosted its 10th Annual Business Plan Competition Virtual Awards Banquet on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.
The event featured the top 10 pitches from aspiring entrepreneurs, all of whom are CCBC students or alumni. This year’s first-place prize of $20,000 was awarded to Michael Guarraia of MG Custom Lighting, LLC, a company that makes handmade industrial-style lamps using reclaimed industrial parts and machinery.
Learn more about the 2023 winners »