2013 Chicago State University Entrepreneurial Idol Competition
Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Welcome to the FINAL round of the Entrepreneurial Idol Competition. The top five companies will compete for a chance at winning a $10,000 grand prize. Only five out of 100 companies were selected to compete in the final round. Other prizes include: 2nd place - $5,000, 3rd place - $2,500, and Crowd Favorite - $1,000 gift card.
The Chicago State University Entrepreneurial Idol Competition was launched in 2012 with support from local and national business leaders, as well as City, State and Federal elected politicians. The Entrepreneurial Idol is a business plan competition with the goal of highlighting and supporting Illinois-based businesses.
When & Where
Chicago State University College of Business
Chicago State University opened its doors as a teacher training school in a leaky railroad freight car in Blue Island, Illinois on September 2, 1867. Today, in contrast, the university is a fully accredited public, urban institution located on 161-picturesque acres in a residential community on the Southside of Chicago. During the first year of its founding, CSU enrolled 62 students. The current student enrollment is nearly 7,200.
From its humble origins, Chicago State University has evolved into an outstanding, nationally acclaimed university that provides a value-added education for all who enter its hallowed halls. Consistently evolving to reflect state-of-the-art trends in higher education, Chicago State University prepares students for success in the twenty-first century.