Hosted by the Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the 2016 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.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 SVBPC!

1st Prize – PlayCause – winner of the Bill Barton grand prize award of $10,000 - (Athlete crowd-funding platform for charity; team lead: Peter Lee)

2nd Prize – Hygiea - sponsored by the Lucas College & Graduate School of Business (Waste Management IoT platform; team: Pratik Vyas, Saiman Shetty, Parshad Patel)

3rd prize – - sponsored by Dave Hadden, Arlo Inc. - (Crowd-sourced tech support for non-techies; team: Douglas James, Nigel Vega, Ryan Wall)  

 4th prize – Cumulus Mobile Testing - sponsored by Solix Technologies – (Automated mobile testing as a service, using crowd-sourced smartphones; team: Stephanie Reyes, Matthew Trettin, William Wilson, Hung Diep)  

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



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

$4,000 sponsorship in-kind from The Webb Law Firm
The Web Law Firm

$1,500 cash award from Dave Hadden, Arlo Inc.
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$1,000 cash award from Solix Technologies
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