International MBA business plan competition
Venture Challenge Transformed into LeanModel Competition
For more than 20 years, SDSU has showcased the Venture Challenge Competition for next generation companies and provided students from around the world an opportunity to seek investment for their business ideas. Because we place great value in providing students with the most innovative and pragmatic experiential learning opportunities, Venture Challenge has transformed in the LeanModel Competition. This new "business model" based competition focuses much more attention to testing your assumptions and getting customer feedback in the early days of the startup.
Click HERE to learn more.
For more than 20 years, Venture Challenge has showcased next generation companies. This innovative international graduate business plan competition gives graduate students from around the world an opportunity to seek investment in their business ideas. The event draws student teams from top global universities and provides them with a forum to present to potential investors and to earn more than $25,000 in awards. A distinguished panel of experts from entrepreneurial companies, venture capital firms, investors and service providers judge the entries over the three day competition and provide valuable feedback to the teams.
- Top 20 in the nation among universities for entrepreneurs in the U.S.
- Top 25 list of "America's Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs."
- Top 30 in entrepreneurship according to U.S. News & World Report.
~ Jerry Halamuda, SDSU'72
President and Founder