KNOW ANY INNOVATIVE GRADUATE STUDENTS?
Encourage them to enter the 2009 LES Foundation International Graduate Student Business Plan Competition for the opportunity to receive cash prizes, all-expenses paid trips to the Final Round in Montreal, and more.
Finalist Teams Travel to Montreal to Compete for Prizes:
. Winning team: $10,000 cash and valuable in-kind prizes
. Runner-up teams: $1,000 cash for each team
. LESI Global Award: $5,000 cash
. All-expenses paid trips for student members and/or one advisor (up to 3 individuals per Finalist team) to Montreal for the final round and the LES (USA & Canada) Spring Meeting
The LES Foundation Competition stands alone as the only international, intellectual property-focused business plan competition that offers MS/MBA/JD/PhD students:
. World-class judging, feedback and mentorship from industry leaders.
. Industry networking opportunities, as well as the attention of the VC community.
. A chance for your team to compete against top international student teams in a simulated real-world venture capital setting.
Key Dates for the 2009 Competition:
March 4, 2009 - Deadline for submitting business plans
April 8, 2009 - Finalist teams invited to participate in the Montreal activities
May 5, 2009 - Final round competition in Montreal, Canada
May 6-8, 2009 - LES Spring Meeting in Montreal, Canada
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! Attached Visit www.lesfoundation.org for more details. Please feel free to forward this note.