The business plan submission deadline is April 29, 2016, and the final round of judging will be on May 25, 2016. Please read the following pages for more details about the competition.

You will be eligible to compete in the SVBPC as long as you are, or someone on your new venture team is: a current SJSU student, a SJSU alumnus or alumna, or a member of the SJSU faculty or staff.  The team member with connections to SJSU must be an integral part of the team and must have a material contribution to the completion of the business plan. Some other restrictions apply. Please see Eligibility Rules

2016 Schedule of Events *:

  1. Register on-line by April 29, 2016
  2. Submit completed Business Plan by: May 5, 2016
  3. Semi-Final Judging: May 17, 2016
  4. Final round of judging on Thursday, May 25, 2016

* Note: Schedule is subject to change with fair notice.