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Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition

Help Support the Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition through Crowdfunding

SOBA Alumni and Friends, please consider helping the Hawk Tank Business Plan Competition crowdfund our annual event. This year we received over 50 initial business plan entries with a winner to be announced April 7. We hope you will consider supporting this excellent opportunity for FLC students!!

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.

Due Date for Intent to Participate is Tuesday, February 12, 2018
Final business plan submission by Monday, March 19, 2018

* Eligibility
  • Business plans in any industry may participate.
  • Open to current FLC students and alumni who graduated between Spring 2012 and Fall 2017.
  • Individuals and teams of up to five members led by eligible students or alumni are eligible.

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