Established in 2003, the School's Entrepreneurship Competition is open to all University of Miami students. Individuals or teams of students must first submit a concept synopsis, outlining a novel idea for a product, service, or business in one of the two categories. This year, 74 entries were submitted, from which 28 went on to the second stage to be formalized into detailed business plans. From those, 18 finalists were selected to present their ideas to a panel of judges that included business executives, entrepreneurs and venture investors. The winners were announced at an awards luncheon.
"As a leader in entrepreneurship education and research, the School of Business has an important role to play in providing students with the experience, resources, and opportunities they need to create enterprises from the ground up," said Barbara E. Kahn, dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration. "This year's winners, as well as many of the other entries, represent entrepreneurship at its best and we are delighted to give them a boost in their efforts to achieve success in the marketplace."
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