NewGen•Start•Up Competition

NewGen•Start•Up Competition

Live Final Presentations

Finalists will present November 21 at StartGarden, the premier Venture Capital Group of Grand Rapids. 

Ask questions and network with entrepreneurs who are in the trenches!

1st Place: $500 Visa Gift Card 
    + 1 Yr Student Membership

2nd Place: $250 Visa Gift Card

3rd Place: $100 Visa Gift Card

Greenville High School DECA film “FSU’s EI & Entrepreneurship”

High School, Community College, Prospective and Current Ferris Students - Pitch your plan, compete and win!
Submit your business plan and YouTube pitch online by November 10, 2014

Participants will be asked to fill out the application, and submit their written plan and YouTube video. After the entries have been reviewed, participants will be notified on whether they've advanced to the live finals.

Division 1: High School /  Division 2: College

Round 1: Finalists are selected based on their written plan and YouTube video submitted online. Judging will take place from November 10 - 17. Participants will be notified via email whether they are advancing in the competition to the live finals by Monday, November 17. An email confirmation of plans to present live is required within 24-hours of notification.

Round 2: Consists of the live finals, which will be held Friday, November 21 from 10 am to noon at Start Garden located on the first floor of 50 Louis Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Public welcome.

Registration open now!

Need more information? Contact by phone (231) 591-2340 or email





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