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Business Model Challenge

February 8, 2013, 12-2 p.m.
Free Customer Discovery Workshop for the Business Model Challenge
Jimenez Room, Stamp Student Union

Register to attend!

Business plan competitions are dead. No more fictitious forecasts, no more popularity contests. Come learn tips and tricks for how to really build your startup. M-tech's new M-Corps program is the BEST way to validate your business idea.

Participants in our Business Model Challenge will have a unique opportunity to participate in M-Corps while winning prize money! This workshop will introduce you to the Lean Startup methodologies that form the basis of the M-Corps program, including Customer Discovery and Business Model Generation.

This workshop is the best preparation you can have for the Business Model Challenge. Let's get started!

February 22, 2013
Initial entries are due (Executive Summaries, Video Pitches) by 1 p.m. for the University of Maryland Business Model Challenge

February 27 to March 1
Potential finalists interviewed for M-Corps

March 4, 2013
Finalist teams notified

March 11, 2013 through April 15, 2013
Maryland-Corps (M-Corps) Program for finalists. Teams are guided through an intensive business model canvas development and customer discovery process modeled after the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program.

April 26, 2013--Register to attend!
University of Maryland Business Model Challenge Finals
1-3:30 p.m., Room 1115, Computer Science Instructional Center, University of Maryland, College Park

Don't Miss the Business Model Challenge Finals!

Lockheed Martin




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