First UST Cup Improv Business Plan Competition set for April 21

The Entrepreneurship Society is accepting registrations from teams of two to four students to compete in its first improv business plan competition on Saturday, April 21. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 100, McNeely Hall. Students of all majors are welcome.

Teams will show up with no prior preparation and will be given a problem or idea for which they must create a business plan in one hour. They then will pitch their idea in front of a panel of judges. The winning team will receive the UST Cup traveling trophy and an $850 cash prize. Food and drinks will be provided.

Sponsors include: Minnesota Wire, Thrivent Financial, CSM Corp., Lake Country Door, and Lemonaid.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 15. To register a team email Jonathan Simon.