Finger Lakes Regional Business Plan






The New York Business Plan Competition is a venture creation and innovation competition that was established in 2009 to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship throughout New York’s colleges and universities. The 10 major regions of New York (Capital Region, Central New York, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Finger Lakes, Western New York, Southern Tier, Mid-Hudson, New York City, and Long Island) will hold regional competitions prior to the finals. The Finger Lakes regional winners will go head-to-head with finalists from nine other regions for cash and in-kind prizes in the statewide competition on May 1, 2020 in Albany, New York. The competition is open to currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students from any discipline. There is no fee to enter.

 REGIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 ARE NOW OPEN.  To apply, please click here - 2020 Application. 

The submissions for Spring 2019 are to one of the six NEW categories:

  • Agtech & Food
  • Energy & Enviroment
  • Millitary & First Responder
  • Medtech & Well Being
  • Technology & Entertainment 
  • Consumer Products & Services

Click the links below for the following information:

Questions and Application Process


For more information contact Rupa Thind.