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Executive Summary Competition

The Submission Deadline for the Executive Summary Competition has passed. Semi-Finalists will be announced on 2/24/11. 
Best of luck to all the teams.

Tell us your business idea, and earn a chance to win $50,000! 

2 page write-ups of your business idea will be due at 5pm EST, Thursday, February 10th, 2011. 49 semi-finalists (7 per track) will be selected by a panel of judges to advance to the next round where they will submit business plans and make investor pitches to a panel of judges.

The most important thing is to just write down your idea and submit it! If you want to go above and beyond, we suggest you refer to Guy Kawasaki's thoughts on Executive Summaries.  

Also, check out executive summaries from past competitors.

Note: Participation in the Elevator Pitch Competition in November 2010 is not a prerequisite to participate in the Executive Summary competition.

How to submit your idea: Your submission for the Duke Startup Challenge is limited to 2 pages.  The document must be in pdf format

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