An Idea In Every Mind
iBucs (Innovative Buccaneers) is an entrepreneurial start-up competition that offers students at East Tennessee State University the opportunity to win seed money for their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas. The competition awards first, second, and third place prizes, with the opportunity to win additional prizes as well.
The prize breakout will be:
- First Place: $4,000
- Second Place: $2,000
- Third Place: $1,000
- Other Prizes: $500 each
The competition is open to all East Tennessee State University students. Students interested in entering the contest will work to develop a business plan and pitch to be presented to a distinguished panel of judges who are passionate about innovation and entreprenurship. Students are allowed to work as individuals or in teams to submit their idea to the competition.
The 4th Annual iBucs Competition, presented by the College of Business and Technology, will take place on in November 2020.
How To Enter
To enter the competition, submit your idea through the online application and one of the iBucs coordinators will contact you.
2019 Winner Spotlight
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