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Washington State University Entrepreneurship


Each year BPC awards many different prizes to student competitors. Not only do the top 3 teams receive prize money, but there are also various merit prizes awarded to teams in different categories. BPC competitors have gone on to pursue their business ideas, join other startups, and secure job offers in various sectors utilizing the knowledge and experiences gained through BPC. Read our Press releases for information on each year’s winners, and below find out more about some of our students in our Winner Spotlights.

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Congratulations to all our 2024 Business Plan Competition Participants

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WSU College League Winners

We saw fierce competition this year and would like to congratulate all participants for all their hard work and dedication.

We are delighted to announce the winning teams of the WSU Collegiate League competition:

  1. Cordoba($15,000)
  2. PicsGenie($10,000)
  3. Snap Chains($7,000)
  4. Serenity Spaces($4,000)
  5. Main Street Trader Bar and Grill($2,000)

High School League Winners

  1. Protein Palace($5,000)
  2. Eco Trail($2,000)
  3. 7b Surf Co.($1,000)
  4. Victoria Paints($750)

Open League Winner

  1. Happy Pop($5,000)

Herbert B. Jones Merit Prize Winners

  • Best Written Plan: Snap Chains($2,500)
  • Best Presentation: Snap Chains($2,500)
  • Best Technology Venture: Cordoba($2,500)
  • Best Social Impact Business (two-way tie): Sustainable Classrooms: Project Laos($2,500)
  • BECU Best Financial Technology: Serenity Spaces($2,500)
  • Best Trade Show: Tripzy($500)

The Business Plan Competition provides a unique opportunity for students from diverse majors across campus to collaborate on ventures. The most successful teams leverage the diverse perspectives and skills of their members, which helps them overcome some of the key problems that can plague startups.— Marie Mayes , Director, Center for Entrepreneurship