Almost $60,000 available to Tommie students!

Your chance at $10,000 is right around the corner! This year’s Fowler Business Concept Challenge submission deadline is November 2, and submissions are starting to roll in. The Fowler is for anyone with a business idea who wishes to further explore it and gain insights and advice from successful alumni and entrepreneurs. To date almost $300,000 has been given away to Tommies for their great ideas!

Students just need to complete a five-page executive summary and submit by November 2, on the Fowler website. Semifinals and finals are on Friday, November 20. There are three divisions of competition, with $19,500 available to each:

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • Social Venture (graduate and undergraduate students compete with business concepts structured to drive social change through a systemic, sustainable business model)


Don’t think the Fowler is for you? Think again!

In last year’s competition, students came from 25 disciplines. Of the 12 winning teams, 11 areas of study were represented.


Submissions are due November 2 and you can get help with your idea at the Fowler Frenzie on Thursday, October 29, from 6-9 p.m. in ASC 341. Meet one on one with entrepreneurship faculty and get helpful hints for improving your business concept.