2021 Business Plan Competition

March 26th, 2021

The 2021 CBPP Business Plan Competition inspires and encourages entrepreneurship and economic development. UAA students and aspiring entrepreneurs from the community present their startup ideas, and meet and receive feedback from experienced mentors, investors, and seasoned entrepreneurs who have successfully started and grown businesses.


Grand Prize
Second Place
People's Choice


December 4, 2020
Intent to Compete Form Due by 5:00 P.M. Alaska Time
January 2021
Mentoring Session for Those Who Submit an Intent to Compete Form. Time and Date TBD.
February 8, 2021
Business Plans Due by 5:00 P.M. Alaska Time to hswisniewski@alaska.edu
March 8, 2021
Four Finalists Announced
March 19, 2021
Investor Pitch Seminar for Finalists
March 26, 2021
Perfect Pitch: Final Competition Event