Semifinalists announced for eighth annual E-Challenge
January 9, 2017
Eleven semifinalists have been announced for the eighth annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge at the University of Northern Colorado. The Entrepreneurial Challenge is an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to obtain exposure and compete for $50,000 in prize money to help bring their innovative business ideas to fruition.
The semi-finalists represent health care, education, sports and other industries. They'll present their business concepts on Jan. 31 at the UNC University Center.
"The semifinalists this year are a diverse group of enterprises," said David Thomas, assistant professor of management and director of the Entrepreneurial Challenge. "Many of the products and services they represent are ones we haven't seen yet in the many years we've been doing this."
The 11 semifinalists are:
Following the semifinals, five finalists will be chosen to compete for a total of $50,000 in prize money and the opportunity to present their business plans to a panel of judges in a "Shark Tank" format at the UNC University Center on April 28.
For more information about the competition visit www.mcb-echallenge.com.