The N.C. Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG recently hosted its annual “2 Minutes to Win It” business idea contest, and this year they have opened the competition to all Greensboro students. UNCG, NCAT, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Bennett College, Elon University, and Guilford Tech students, 18 and older, may participate and win prizes including $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for third place, and $250 for best presentation.
Twenty finalists competed for prizes with top prize going to Glenn Zimmerman, an entrepreneurship major at UNCG, for presenting the Autostration.com, a website for college students to register for classes.
Presented by Glen Zimmermann (Entrepreneurship major):
Business plan class helped by showing me the things that are essential to having a strong business plan and what things are important to look for when investing or evaluating a business.
Other Team Members:
Phrin Konsa (Business Administration major focusing on Management/Entrepreneurship):
“I believe that the elevator speech lesson was very important in helping us win this contest.”
Juanis Martinez Rodriguez (Entrepreneurship and Spanish majors):
“The Business Plan course helped our team win by helping us to expand on the idea and to properly present it.”
Rajvir Sangha (Entrepreneurship major):
“The Business Plan course helped to broaden my views on starting and expanding a business venture. Throughout the semester, we learned how to effectively approach every aspect of a business plan and in each section our idea was able to become stronger beyond its core.”
Logan L. Sizemore (Entrepreneurship major):
“The Business Plan course helped by giving me a guideline for developing a business plan.”