2012 Tulane Business Plan Competition Now Accepting Applications

University students: Don’t miss this opportunity to win $50,000 for your new business!

The Tulane Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Tulane Entrepreneurs Association, is accepting applications from today until January 22nd, 2012.

Entries will be accepted from students of all universities. The $50,000 prize will go to the winner of the Tulane Business Plan Competition and a second $20,000 prize will go to the winner of the Domain Companies New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge.

The Domain Companies New Orleans Entrepreneur Challenge is a separate award that goes to the company presenting the best plan for the creation or expansion of a New Orleans-based business that demonstrates strong growth potential and positive local impact.

The preliminary round requires a 6-page summary to be submitted by 11:59 pm on January 22nd, 2012.  The application is limited to 6 pages. The iStart platform will not accept documents longer than 6 pages and the judges will not see them.

The judges will select the top 20 plans to advance to the second round, which requires a full business plan. Three plans are selected to go to the final live round at Tulane University.

The application fee is $100; to apply click here: http://tulane2012.istart.org.