Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan Competition

Marist to host April 11 event ahead of statewide final

POUGHKEEPSIE (Feb. 27, 2014) – Marist College will again host the Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan Competition. This is one of ten regional competitions throughout New York that will send top teams to the statewide competition in Albany later in April, where they will vie for thousands of dollars in cash and in-kind services.

Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan Competition
Hancock Center, Marist College
Friday, April 11, 2014
Click here to register by the March 14 deadline 
Click here for more information, including an information session video

Participating student teams will have the rare opportunity to engage with actual investors and other seasoned entrepreneurs. Winners are selected each year by judges with extensive experience, including venture capitalists, investment bankers, and other public and private investors.

Competition History

The regional business plan competition was established in 2010 and organized by the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) with a focus on energy technology. Since 2010, over 570 student teams have pitched their ideas and ventures at this competition and the number of participating institutions has increased since inception from from five to more than 50. By the end of 2013, more than $800,000 in cash and in-kind prizes have been awarded to student entrepreneurs in New York through the competition.