TiE Atlanta and the University of Georgia Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are partnering for the second year to host TiE Young Entrepreneurs University (TYE U), an entrepreneurship competition open to college students within Georgia. All currently enrolled college students or 2014 graduates are eligible to participate.
The program offers consulting services, mentoring, financial guidance, and access to capital and customers. First, second and third place winning teams will be awarded $5000, $3000 and $2000 respectively. The 1st place winner will also receive $10,000 worth of mentoring and business services. Student teams and faculty advisors participating in the competition are also offered free attendance for the TiECON Southeast conference on April 18, 2015.
The Nomination form and concept form (aka “Q7 Form”) from each team are both due by 1/23/15.
For more information, visit www.tieatlanta-tye.org or check out #TYEU15 on Twitter.
The TYE U competition challenges every aspect of your business plan to allow you to figure out how to communicate value to each stakeholder … It’s not about making people feel good about themselves. It’s about building the new entrepreneur! -Richard Pulliam, Kennesaw State University