Business plan competitions are valuable opportunities for student entrepreneurs to put principles into practice. Competitors hone their pitches, network with investors and industry leaders, and can potentially win the startup cash and services they need to get their businesses off the ground.
As we shift from a resource-based economy to a market rooted in innovation, companies are increasingly looking to the startup ecosystem to remain competitive. It's no longer simply about trading on their cool factor; corporations want to gain a deep understanding of the culture of collaboration and partnership that drives startups' success.
The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine today announced the results of The Princeton Review's 10th annual survey that names the 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate schools best for entrepreneurship studies. Harvard University finished #1 on the graduate entrepreneurship programs list for the 2nd consecutive year. Out of more than 300 schools offering entrepreneurship studies that The Princeton Review surveyed, 36 institutions' undergraduate and/or graduate programs made the roster of top schools for 2016.