Be Your Own Boss Bowl

112015_BYOBB2016_LogoThe annual Be Your Own Boss Bowl® is a business plan competition in which matriculated students, alumni, faculty and staff from all 17 schools and colleges within Temple University compete for prizes valued at $200,000 in cash, professional services and admission to the IEI accelerator. The objective of the competition is to encourage the launch and sustainability of new small businesses and scalable entrepreneurial ventures by the Temple University community. Along the journey, participants will learn about all aspects of entrepreneurship, make new networking connections and learn how to write strategic business plans.

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Step 1: Register

Register for the BYOBB and receive your mentor.

Please note: The deadline to register for a mentor has been extended to February 12.

Step 2: Submit your Application

Once you have registered, submit your application. Check back in February when the application goes live. Deadline for application submission is March 16, 2016

BYOBB Presentation and Awards will take place April 21, 2016.

For a full list of important BYOBB dates, view the timeline.

2015 BYOBB WINNERS

2015 BYOBB Finalist Presentations and Award Ceremony Recap

IEI Executive Director, Ellen Weber, giving keynote speaker, Christopher Wink the Temple Self-Made and Making Others Award

IEI Executive Director, Ellen Weber, giving keynote speaker, Christopher Wink the Temple Self-Made and Making Others Award

BYOBB Judges

BYOBB Judges

Grand Prize Winner, Ben Stucker

Grand Prize Winner, Ben Stucker