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Announcing the 2012 UC Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition

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The Center for Entrepreneurship Education & Research has announced the dates of the 2012 UC Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition.
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Cincom Systems, Inc. World Headquarters

The eighth annual UC Spirit of Enterprise Business Plan Competition will be held on February 23 and 24, 2012 at Cincom Systems, Inc. World Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The competition features student teams from universities across North America and also features cash prizes totaling $20,000.

The prizes include the $10,000 Cincom Spirit of Enterprise Champion award winner, sponsored by Cincom Systems, Inc., plus an automatic bid to the 2012 Venture Labs Investment Competition® (formerly Moot Corp) held at the University of Texas, Austin. The 1st Runner-Up will receive the $3,000 Meridian Spirit Award, sponsored by Meridian Bioscience, Inc., with the 2nd Runner-Up being awarded the $2,000 Queen City Angels First Fund Award. The Launchpad Award for $1,000 will be presented to the 3rd Runner-up along with a $1,000 prize for the Best Technology Plan Award, sponsored by Ft. Washington Capital Partners. The Taxi/Limo Competition Round winner walks away with a $1,000 prize and the Exhibition Round Awards vary from $150 to $350.

Key Dates for the competition:

December 16, 2011    Intent to Compete Form Due

January 20, 2012        Official Business Plan Submittal Form Due

January 23, 2012        Two Page Business Plan Summary Due

January 27, 2012        10 Copies of the Final Plan Due

February 23, 2012        Evening Reception, Team Exhibits and Tech Check

February 24, 2012        UC Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition


For more information please visit http://www.ecenter.uc.edu or contact Dr. Charles H. Matthews at ecenter@business.uc.edu.