Last year’s program, our 20th year, was dedicated to our founders and our founding faculty who created the Business Plan Competition, as it was originally known.

Welcome Remarks

  • Jodi Gernon, MBA 1991, Director of the Rock Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Matt Segneri, MBA 2010, Director of the Social Enterprise Initiative
  • William A. Sahlman, MBA 1975, Senior Associate Dean for External Relations

And, in celebration of our 20th anniversary, this year we welcome back to the Burden stage many of our past winners for a special presentation.

Alumni Competition

90-second pitches from the 4 top Alumni teams, chosen from the regions around the globe

The Last Pitch

90-second pitches by the 8 finalists in the Business and Social Enterprise Tracks

Crowd Vote

An opportunity for YOU to vote for your favorite team in each track

The Big Reveal

Winning teams are named and more than $300K in prize money is awarded