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2010 UAS Online Alaska Business Plan Competition

In early May, MBA students from UAS’ Business Administration Capstone class competed in the 2010 UAS Online Alaska Business Plan Competition.

In early May, MBA students from UAS’ Business Administration Capstone class competed in the 2010 UAS Online Alaska Business Plan Competition. Taking home the $1,000 1st Place prize was Team Secure Safe (Laura Achee and Luke Fanning from Juneau, Karl Heinz from Haines, and Dustin Hofeling from Ketchikan).

Student groups worked with new technologies that have been developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and then put together business plans for start-up companies that projected $10 million or more per year in revenue by year five of operations.

After the student’s presentations, they were grilled by three judges representing Alaska’s angel investment community: Allan Johnston and Mike Haines from The Entrepreneurs and Mentors Network (TEAM) and Al Hermann from University of Alaska’s Center for Economic Development.

Taking home the $500 2nd Place prize was Team e-Me (Anchorage’s Barbara Dey, Alaina Hill, and Annette Morrow).

UAS Online Alaska Business Plan Competition sponsors included UAS Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), TEAM, UA Center for Economic Development, Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), Alaska InvestNet, Showcasing Solutions, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Please contact Rick Wolk, UAS’ Assistant Professor of Marketing & Entrepreneurship or Allan Johnston at TEAM if your company would like to sponsor the 2011 Alaska Business Plan Competition.

Rick Wolk: rick.wolk@uas.alaska.edu
Allan Johnston: allanjohnston@yahoo.com

 
 

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