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WCU Business Idea Competition

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Let your big idea become a business reality by winning this competition and jumpstarting your business.

Sponsored by the Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Center, the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic, and the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, the Seventh Annual WCU Business Idea Competition promotes creativity and idea generation by recognizing innovative ideas for new products, services, and technology.

Ideas will be reviewed by business angels and business advisors. The top ideas will be selected for the Business Idea Pitch event on April 17 at WCU. Business experts, Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic Angel Investors, and members of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce will judge the Idea Pitch.

There are four tracks in this competition:

  • WCU Undergraduates
  • WCU Graduate Students, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff
  • Chester County-Based Startups
  • Chester County High School Students

Submissions are due by Feb. 25. Click here to submit an entry.

Prizes include:

  • Grand Prize: $2,500
  • First Place Prize in Each Track: $1,000
  • Second Place Prize in Each Track: $500

Click here for more details.


April 17
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Center


West Chester University Alumni and Foundation Center
202 Carter Drive Suite 2
West Chester, PA 19383 United States
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