EVCC has teamed up with the CEI and NC IDEA to provide this unique experience to scrutinize the business plans of firms throughout the state competing for $50,000 grants. Teams of students will read though short business plans and make recommendations on their viability. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how a venture capital firm values the fundamentals of a business plan and uncovers any major red-flags. Additionally, participants will have the chance to not only help entrepreneurs with their business plans but also assist NC IDEA with due diligence, depending on your interest. Throughout the grant process, NC IDEA will provide feedback on firms that make the cut, firms that are invited to present, and the final selection of grant recipients.The Fuqua Planapalooza is an opportunity for students to review business plans from start-ups throughout North Carolina and get involved with the entrepreneurs behind the companies. The
Please sign up by Wednesday, September 16.
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There will be a standardized review form that each team will fill out to provide feedback to the entrepreneurs and to the partners at NC IDEA on the quality of each plan. This feedback will be the basis for anyone interested in working with the start-ups on subsequent rounds in the applications process or possibly in a longer-term relationship with the entrepreneur. Finally, we’ll wrap up with lunch and informal event to talk about the business plans.
learnvc.com. This could be a valuable information session for anyone interested in venture capital or starting a business.
Classroom and Time TBD
If you have any questions, please email:
Chris DeFilippo at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Georgianna Golematis at email@example.com.