Fort Lewis College Business Plan Competition

Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition

You could win up to $5,000!

First National Bank logoYour fledgling business idea could earn you $5,000 in this year’s Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition hosted by the Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration and Office of Alumni Engagement. The competition is open to teams led by current FLC students and recent graduates*. Business plans in any industry are eligible for participation.

Creating a business plan is a pivotal stage of a business’s development. The process of crafting a plan and translating its viability helps set up a business for funding and long-term success. The FLC Business Plan Competition is a prime opportunity to take a new business idea from concept to storefront, and can earn successful plans prizes up to $5,000.

A series of educational programs prior to the day of competition help participants grow their skills and network with the Durango business community. Participating teams also can be partnered with mentors in the Durango business community.

Deadline for submission has been extended to Monday, February 13, 2017
Final business plan submission by March 27, 2017


* Eligibility
  • Business plans in any industry may participate.
  • Open to current FLC students and alumni who graduated between Spring 2011 and Fall 2016.
  • Individuals and teams of up to five members led by eligible students or alumni are eligible.

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