70+ Institutions

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More than 70 of New York’s top colleges and universities actively participate in the New York Business Plan Competition annually.

2,100 Teams

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Since 2010, more than 2,100 teams have pitched their ideas and ventures to venture capitalists, angel investors, investment bankers, other sophisticated public and private investors, and seasoned entrepreneurs.

$500K in Prizes

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As of the end of the 2016 competition, more than $2,300,000 in cash and in-kind prizes have been awarded to student entrepreneurs throughout New York State.

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