• Business Plan Competition
    • Schedule
    • Course
    • Teams
    • Rules
    • Preparation
    • FAQs
    • Sponsors + Prizes
  • Schedule
  • Course
  • Teams
  • Rules
  • Preparation
  • FAQs
  • Sponsors + Prizes
2012 UW Business Plan Competition winner Ben Andersen (TMMBA 2012), CEO of PatientStream, a cloud-based electronic patient tracking and operations management system. Read more.


Business Plan Competition

The UW Business Plan Competition is the marquee event for the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business. In the past fifteen years, the Business Plan Competition has successfully:

  • Awarded $1,397,000 in prize money to 112 student companies
  • Involved over 400 judges, mentors, sponsors, supporters each year from the alumni and business community
  • Promoted student ideas and new venture creation
  • Provided an opportunity for business and science students to present new business plans to Seattle area venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and investors
  • Resource Nights are a great way to prepare for the Business Plan Competition. For details, click here.

    Learn more via competition FAQs or by contacting Amy Sallin at asallin@uw.edu or 206.685.9868.




    2013 Business Plan Competition

    $68,220 in seed funding was awarded to winners of the 2013 UW BPC. Read about the winning teams here.
    The Top 5 Things We Learned

    Claire Koerner, co-founder of nomON, reflects on the UW Business Plan Competition experience and nomON's lessons learned.

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