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Welcome to the 9th Annual West Virginia High School Business Plan Competition.

Our goal for the High School Business Plan Competition is to engage young minds to solve problems in their community, state, or beyond. The future of West Virginia is at hand, and we are working to involve young talent from across to share their ideas.

We provide students the opportunity to pitch their idea to potential investors. Higher education institutions will be present at the final competition with scholarship opportunities. Students will receive consulting services from WVU Launch Lab coaches, Access to Fab Lab, Mobile Maker Space, Investors, Seat time at RCBI.

LEARN HOW TO GET STARTED    LEARN HOW TO GET INVOLVED  

Competition Overview

Round 1: 90-seconds (maximum) YouTube online video entry

Round 2: Business Model Canvas (semifinals)

Round 3: Business Plan (finals)

Hosted by West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business & Economics, the Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and WV Secondary Education.