UD Business Plan Competition Application


Please read "Rules and Eligibility" before completing this form.

Deadline for Application -- October 12, 2013 - 5:00 pm

 Advice on Completing the Application


STEP ONE

Please provide the following contact and demographic information. 

Note that ALL fields are required.  Please use N/A if a field does not apply to you.

First Name  
Last Name  
Middle Initial  
Local Address  
City  
Home Phone  
Campus Phone  
E-mail  
Are you:  
Student ID  
1st Major  
2nd Major  
Have you ever received a paycheck from the University?

Yes

No

Have you attended any UD Entrepreneurship functions; i.e, CEO Club meetings, E.A.T.T. luncheons, CEO Conferences?

Yes

No

Do you wish to have your name included in a database for potential external partners?

Yes

No

Are you looking for additional team members?

Yes

No

How did you hear about the Business Plan Competition?

  STEP TWO

Please answer the following questions regarding your business plan:

What is the title of your business plan? * Note that this title cannot be changed and must correspond to the slide used in the elevator pitch. (100 characters maximum)

       

Describe what problem your business will solve or what need your business will address (500 characters maximum)

         

Describe the opportunity of your business plan (e.g., What product/service will be offered? Why is it timely to start this business? Why do you think your team will be able to launch and operate/grow this business now?)  (1000 characters maximum)

         

Describe how the business will operate and how you will make money (e.g., describe your business model) (500 characters maximum)

         

Discuss the startup costs your business will incur and how long it will take to launch the business (500 characters maximum)

         

Describe what resources you need from an investor (750 characters maximum)

        

What returns can an investor expect? (500 characters maximum)

      

What is the tag line of your business plan? (100 character maximum)

      

How many team members are on your team?

      

What is the name of the team member who will present the elevator pitch on Saturday, October 26, 2013? *Note that this should not be changed*

       

Information on Second Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

Information on Third Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

Information on Fourth Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

Information on Fifth Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

Information on Sixth Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

Information on Seventh Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

Information on Eighth Team Member (if applicable)

Are they:

If they are a student, have they ever received a paycheck from the university?

Yes

No

Team member's first name

Team member's last name

Email

 

Phone number

 

Team member's student ID

Team member's major

***IMPORTANT***

By submitting this application you are agreeing to the terms and conditions in the following statement.  Please read carefully before submitting your application.

As a condition of entering the University of Dayton Business Plan Competition (BPC), I hereby authorize the University of Dayton to record (via audio, video, photograph and/or other digital methods) my likeness, voice, sounds, biographical material, submission material, and participation during events associated with the University of Dayton Business Plan Competition. In addition, I allow the University of Dayton to exhibit or distribute any such recordings in whole or in part without restrictions or limitation for any educational or promotional purposes that the University of Dayton, and those acting pursuant to its authority, deem appropriate. Finally, I hereby release the judges of the UD BPC, as well as the University of Dayton (including its officers, employees, agents, and trustees) from liability for any loss, damages or injury arising from the Competition.

In submitting this application, I affirm that:

I am not a UD student who is currently serving a University disciplinary suspension

I am not currently a part of more than two UDBPC entries

All of the work in conjunction with this entry is the original work of the applicant(s)

If this application involves an existing venture, major start-up event (e.g. first sales, incorporation in Ohio or other states) dates are 30 months old or newer, at the time of the competition's launch

The business enterprise corresponding to this entry is legitimate and does not involve breaking the law

The business enterprise corresponding to this entry does not require a liquor license to be legal, and its primary purpose is not the promotion or sale of alcohol

The business enterprise corresponding to this entry is a start-up (e.g., does not involve purchasing an existing venture, including business opportunities and franchises)

The business enterprise corresponding to this entry does not involve pyramid-based marketing

The business enterprise corresponding to this entry does not violate the values and mission of the University of Dayton as a Catholic institution of higher education

By entering the UD Business Plan Competition, participants acknowledge that funds awarded by the competition are intended for purposes of funding the business concept entered

By entering the UD Business Plan Competition, participants acknowledge that they must conform to the technology specifications detailed by the competition for the submission of competition materials (e.g., PowerPoint, document, etc. submissions). Further, while the competition will work to ensure proper technology functioning throughout the competition, we do not guarantee it

STEP THREE

Submit your application!  If you have questions, contact us at: UDBPC@udayton.edu

 

Thank you and

GOOD LUCK!