The Millikin University Center for Entrepreneurship will host the 2012 Business Creation Competition on Friday, April 27 at 9 a.m. in Room 207 of ADM-Scovill Hall.
The Business Creation Competition is an annual business plan competition open to Millikin undergraduate students from any area of study. Students are invited to submit their full business plan to the competition, where they will give a presentation to a panel of judges.
The judging panel includes Dennis Beard ’82, General Partner, Serra Ventures & Serra Capital; Mary Little ’07, Youth Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator, Center for Entrepreneurship and Second Wind Flute Ensemble founder, Millikin University; Jennifer Chickey ’94, Principle & Owner, BlueSummit Consulting; Andrew Schenk ’09, Mac & iOS Consultant.
Cash awards for winners range from $100 to $1000 and participants will have the opportunity to receive seed funding for their award-winning business plan.
A variety of businesses have been presented in past competitions, including recording companies, theatre companies, a micro-investment firm, a graphic design company, restaurants, a software development company, and more.
The Millikin University Center for Entrepreneurship is a laboratory for student and professional development. The Center offers a wide range of education and training opportunities for students in many campus disciplines, and provides business consulting services to start-up, existing and emerging high-growth businesses.
For more information about the 2012 Business Creation Competition visit www.millikin.edu/entrepreneurship
or contact Andy Heise in the Center of Entrepreneurship at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217.420.6752.