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New York Business Plan Competition Capital Region Semi-Finals 2019

  • University At Albany 1400 Washington Avenue Massry Center for Business Albany United States (map)


  • Six categories: Agtech & Food, Energy & Environment, Military & First Responder, Medtech & Well-Being, Technology & Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Services

  • Since 2010, more than 2,500 students have participated in the NYBPC, more than 100 businesses have been started, and the NYBPC has seeded over $1M yielding over $20M in additional funding for these companies

  • The winners will move on to the state-wide finals on April 26th and will compete with other regions throughout the state for cash prizes

  • Deadline to apply for the Capital Region Semi-Finals is March 30th

  • All majors welcome


  • Allows students to fully engage in their research

  • Allows students to present their business plans to potential investors and industry exclusives


  • Over $3,000 in cash prizes!

For more detailed information on the categories, eligibility and rules, helpful resources and to apply please visit:

Earlier Event: April 11
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