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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Finalists!

Lifestyle & Hospitality

              1.           La Terra- Pierpont CTC

              2.           Shake It Out Fitness Flask - West Virginia University

              3.           WhatADo- WVU Institute of Technology

              4.           West Virginia Storybook Weddings - Fairmont State University

              5.           Yard Service In A Box - West Virginia University


STEM & Innovation

              1.           Emergency Activated Harness (EAH) - Ohio Valley University

              2.           Geel Socks- University of Charleston

              3.           Parthian Battery Solutions- West Virginia University

              4.           Passionate Paws Pet Pharmacy – WVU & Shepherd University

              5.           Wireless Telemetry - University of Charleston

Congratulations 2019-20 Semifinalists!

STEM & Innovation:

  • Arc Veterinary Hospital (Shepherd University)
  • At The Moment (ATM) Pharmacy (University of Charleston)
  • Electrical & facility management services (Bluefield State College)
  • Emergency Activated Harness (EAH) (Ohio Valley University)
  • Geel Socks (University of Charleston)
  • MedInq (University of Charleston)
  • Mountaineer Energy Solutions (West Virginia University)
  • ONIMUS Ltd. (Alderson-Broaddus)
  • Passionate Paws Pet Pharmacy (Shepherd University & WVU)
  • The Forget Me Knot (Marshall University)
  • Wireless Telemetry (University of Charleston)

Lifestyle & Hospitality:

  • Eupheusion College (Special Education College) (Wesleyan)
  • Gamma (Glenville State College)
  • GROWVANA (West Liberty University)
  • La Terra (Pierpont CTC)
  • Mobile Clean (Concord University)
  • Roxannes Garden (Blueridge CTC)
  • Shake It Out Fitness Flask, an Innovation Abounds LLC Product (West Virginia University)
  • Shultz Cast (Potomac State)
  • Simple Salads (Davis & Elkins College)
  • Tech-to-Step (University of Charleston)
  • Rooted(West Virginia University)
  • West Virginia Storybook Weddings (Fairmont State University)
  • WhatAdo (WVU Institute of Technology)
  • Yard Service In A Box (West Virginia University)

Book your Semifinals hotel room:

Call The Fairfield Inn by Marriott at 304-367-9150 to reserve your room for the Semifinal competition in Fairmont, WV! Mention your affiliation with the WV Business Plan Competition to receive a special rate.

Hotel Rooms for Final Competition:

Click the links below to book your room for the Final Competition in Charleston. The deadline for both blocks of rooms is March 9.
  • Charleston Marriott

Important Dates:

January 24, 2020                   Feasibility Studies due by noon

January 31, 2020                   Semifinals – Fairmont State University

February 22, 2020                 Workshop – West Virginia University

March 26, 2020                      Final Business Plans due by noon

April 2, 2020                           Final Competition – Charleston Convention Center

Congratulations to the 2019 winners!

STEM- Iconic EDU (WVU)
$10,000  + $2,000 ZinnStarter funding

Lifestyle & Innovation- Farm to Fork Meat Processing (Marshall)
$10,000  + $2,000 ZinnStarter funding

Hospitality & Tourism- The Neighborhood Kombuchery (WVU)
$10,000  + $2,000 ZinnStarter funding

ZinnStarter: ThermoRoller was awarded $4,000

Pictures from the 2019 BPC Finals