Student Business Plan Competition

Date: Saturday, Nov. 1st
Time: 9:30AM - 12:40 PM
Location: Imperial 6

The Student NewSpace Business Plan Competition seeks out proposals for space industry or space-scalable businesses from students who would like to pitch their idea to NewSpace investors and business leaders. "This competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students from any university or college as well as nontraditional students (i.e. Thiel Fellows) and more than one team is allowed from each university." It is highly encouraged that engineers and scientists work with business students to fulfill both the product development and proposal writing portions of the competition.

The 2014 student competition will take place at SpaceVision 2014 in Chapel Hill, NC on Saturday, November 1st. First place, Second Place and Third Place will be awarded cash prizes and student admission to NewSpace 2015 where they will be able to attend the NewSpace Business Plan Competition and meet with industry professionals.

Grand Prize:

Second Prize:

Third Prize:

If you have any questions please contact:

Contact Person: Nikolai Zveznet
Organization: Students for the Exploration & Development of Space

Contact Person: James Pura
Organization: Space Frontier Foundation

The first step is to fill out the Letter of Intent form by October 10th, 2014. Executive summaries will be due on October 15th. Finalists will be notified within 24 hours of the deadline.

Read the Full Rules Here: 2014 NewSpace Student Business Plan Competition Rules