Our Sponsors

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Generous support from our sponsors enables us to grow our entrepreneurship infrastructure at SJSU. Our talented young entrepreneurs and innovators need your financial support to develop their innovations and business ideas.

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous donations to this year’s Business Plan Competition.

1st Place ($10,000) - The Fimbel Prize (Sponsored by Nancie Fimbel) 

2nd Place ($5,000) - The Hooman Bolandi Prize  

3rd Place ($2,500) - The Dave Hadden Prize      

If you would like to sponsor next year's competition, please contact the SVCE director:

Dr. Anu Basu

Email:  anu.basu@sjsu.edu


We would like to thank the following for sponsoring our previous Silicon Valley Business Plan Competitions.

SVBPC 2016 Sponsors

  • Bill Barton, Board Member, Global Leadership Council, College of Business, SJSU
  • Dave Hadden, Founder, Arlo Inc.
  • Dr. Marlene Turner, Interim Dean, Lucas College & Graduate School of Business
  • Sai Gundavelli, Founder & CEO, Solix Technology Inc.
  • James Bosco, Attorney at Law, The Webb Law Firm.

SVBPC 2015 Sponsors

  • Bill Barton, Board Member, Global Leadership Council, College of Business, SJSU
  • Dan Doles, Founder, Red Pepper Software; former CEO, WhereNet Corp.; Cofounder, Connexive Inc.
  • Dave Hadden, Founder, Arlo Inc.
  • Dr. David Steele, Dean, Lucas College & Graduate School of Business
  • Steve Owyang, SJSU Alumnus

SVBPC 2014 Sponsors

  • Bill Barton, Board Member, Global Leadership Council, College of Business, SJSU
  • Larry Boucher, Founder, President & CEO, Alacritech
  • Dan Doles, Founder, Red Pepper Software; former CEO, WhereNet Corp.; Cofounder, Connexive Inc.
  • Dave Hadden, Founder, Arlo Inc.
  • Michael Bayne, Cofounder, RotaMobility

SVBPC 2013 Sponsors

  • Bill Barton
  • Larry Boucher, Founder, President & CEO, Alacritech
  • Dan Doles, Founder, Red Pepper Software; former CEO, WhereNet Corp.
  • Dave Hadden, Founder, Arlo Inc.
  • Cisco Systems
  • Intuit Inc.