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MUEC – Melbourne University Entrepreneurial Challenge –

Register before 26th March 2009 – www.younoodle.com/groups/muec

MUEC is a business plan and pitch competition run by Melbourne Business School Students that encourages student and industry partnerships.   Students apply their business strategy and entrepreneurial learnings to develop business plans and pitch to an audience of Venture Capitalists and respected judges.  All business information is treated as confidential throughout the competition.  

  • Prize money:

1st prize – $10K cash + $10K in kind consulting services Pitcher and Partners
2nd prize – $5K cash + $5K in kind consulting services Pitcher and Partners
Sustainability prize .- $10K in kind Treadstone services
IP prize .- TBC

    • Opportunity:

    For students– the chance to practice entrepreneurship in the safe environment with real mentors, judges and business opportunities

    For Industry– the chance to bring in outside help with a wide experience base. Application of business and marketing strategies.   Opportunity to get visibility and access to real Venture Capitalists. 

    • Timeline:

    The competition is run over 3 months starting with a networking evening on 20th March 2009 and finishing with the Award Night on 21st May 2009. 

    Round 1
    initial registration (max 500 word proposal) closing on 26th March 2009
    Judges will evaluate entries. Teams will be notified if they have progressed through this round.

    Round 2
    Then teams submit a 5 page summary on 27th April 2009.
    Teams will present a 12 minute pitch to judges on the 11th May 2009
    Judges will evaluate entries. Teams will be notified if they have progressed through this round.

    Round 3
    Teams will receive feedback and then re-submit their 5 page summary and redo their 12 minute pitch again on 18th May 2009.

    Register:  www.younoodle.com/groups/muec

    More info: www.muec.mbs.edu  or 

    Email enquiries: muec@mbs.edu  

    or contact Treadstone on: info@treadstone.com.au

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