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The West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition affords students around the state the unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life with the support of state institutions of higher education and seasoned business professionals from around the country.

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Enter the West Virginia Business Plan Competition

The West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition affords college students around the state the unique opportunity to make a business idea come to life with the support of state institutions of higher education and seasoned business professionals from around the country. The goal of the competition is to provide students with the education, skills, contacts, and motivation necessary to create a viable start-up company in West Virginia. Three grand prize packages consisting of $10,000 cash, accounting, legal, and marketing assistance are awarded to the top team in each category. The competition is free to enter.

Why Compete?

Get the education, skills, contacts and motivation necessary to create a viable start-up company in West Virginia. Winners in each category receive $10,000 cash in addition to accounting and legal assistance, and virtual or physical space.

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Past Winner: Jordan Masters

Just across the Monongahela River from Morgantown sits a small greenhouse with a picturesque view of Woodburn Hall. During the winter months, you might notice its soft pinkish purple glow, but if you weren’t looking for it, you’d probably never notice the unassuming structure. 

The real surprise though is not that the greenhouse simply exists, but rather that it houses an innovative horticulture operation called Micro Genesis.


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