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Business Idea Rules

1st   Place $1,200.00

2nd Place    $800.00

3rd Place    $500.00


Open to MTSU full-time students who are at least 18 years old.


How to enter:
Students develop original ideas for any type of business or social entrepreneurship venture. The only exception is that ideas can’t be franchises or an existing business. Students can enter multiple times, but all ideas must be submitted online at www.mtsu.edu/businessidea by Friday, November 15.

State the reason why you think you've got a great business idea. Then propose a name for your business, its location, brief description of the business, who your customers will be and how you will reach them.

Electronically sign the form before you click Submit.


How winners are selected:
Finalists will be notified by email on Wednesday, November 20, during the kick-off of Global Entrepreneurship Week activities at MTSU. On Friday, November 22, contest finalists will have five minutes to pitch his or her idea to a panel of Jones College of Business Faculty who will be serving as judges. Prizes will be announced at a reception to follow.


Wright Travel Chair in Entrepreneurship

Tennessee Small Business Development Centers