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Getting Started and Business Idea Competition


PASSHE Sponsored Business Plan Competition

At the beginning of each fall semester, Kutztown University students, regardless of major, will have the opportunity to draft and present their innovative ideas to local and state judges. To enter this competion for 2017 refer to the following link before the October 27th deadline:

During the 2014 competition, 16 teams particapated in the local Business Idea Competition.  The 2015 competition yielded 99 teams and the 2016 competition fielded 66 teams.  Ten teams from Kutztown University advanced to the State PASHEE Competition with one of those making the top 15 applications under consideration for the top 3 prizes. 

 For additional information on the Business Idea Competition please contact: Dr. Duane Crider, ELC Faculty Coordinator at 610-683-4375 or at

For information and to apply to the state PASHEE competition for 2017 refer to the following link: