Hosted by the Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurship


                                  Welcome to the 2018 SVBPC

The Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition is an annual forum to encourage innovation in the SJSU community, and reward student participation in new venture creation. It is Campus wide, and open to all SJSU students and alumni.

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 SVBPC!


1st Prize – Vinder – Winner of the Bill Barton grand prize award of $10,000 -  (A peer-to-peer online community oriented marketplace connecting home gardeners, community gardens, and urban farms with community members looking for local produce. Team lead: Sam Lillie)

2nd Prize – Syminar - $5,000 award sponsored by Valin Corporation (Bringing Classrooms online in Virtual Reality, targeted at nursing students. Team lead: Bryan Dang)

3rd prize – Exceed - $2,500 award sponsored by Dave Hadden, Arlo Inc. - (An online platform to make US college admissions more accessible to foreign students, particularly the Chinese market. Team: Joshua Beisiegel, Audrey Yik, Joy Yan)  

All three teams received an additional award in the form of complimentary legal advice valued at $1,000 per team from the Webb Law Firm. 

Thank you to all of our judges!
SVBPC Judges



Bill Barton grand prize award of $10,000!
Bill Barton


The Web Law Firm

 Cash award from Dave Hadden, Arlo Inc.
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Cash award from Solix Technologies
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In-kind Awards From: