Business Competitions

Do you have an innovative startup idea, a surefire business plan, or a winning investment strategy? Test your skills while you network with seasoned professionals and compete for prizes in School of Business and intercollegiate competitions.

Startup Idea Demo Day Make your best business idea a reality as you compete with student entrepreneurs for $5,000 in startup funding. Present and network with local professionals and entrepreneurs at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, a business incubator in downtown Ithaca.

Business Plan Demo Day Create a business plan and present it in competition for cash prizes to help you launch your business. To help develop your plan, you can work with a faculty or local professional mentor and enroll in “Ideas Into Action,” a School of Business course designed to guide you through the process.

The Adirondack Cup Competition Work with a team to manage a hypothetical investment portfolio for six months and compete with inter-collegiate teams for the greatest returns in this competition created by IC alumnus Steve Gonick.