M West Challenge

West Michigan's regional business plan competition.

Thank you for supporting the MWest Challenge 2013 on Friday. It was a wonderful event. The participants did a great job representing their dreams.  We want to send another huge thank you to all of our sponsors and keynote speaker.  


We'd like to invite you to take our survey and give us some feedback on how the event was for you and how we can improve for next year. Please follow this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/58G68VL

We would love to stay connected to you! Please LIKE us on Facebook and  FOLLOW us on Twitter.

You can also stay connected through our website: http://www.gvsu.edu/cei 

MWest Challenge 2014 Award Winning Teams.

The West Michigan Business Plan Competition brings entrepreneurial students from participating schools from West Michigan to compete for start up capital funding, and start a new venture. In addition to the $45,000 in cash prizes, students will have access to resources, mentors, educational workshops, and opportunities to network with angel and venture capital investors.


MWest Prize Money

First Place:  $ 15,000
Second Place:  $ 10,000
Third Place:  $ 4,000
Social Venture Award:  $ 3,000
Technology Award:  $ 3,000
Sustainability Award:  $ 3,000
Life Style Award:  $ 2,000
1st Place Pitch:  $ 2,000
2nd Place Pitch:  $ 1,500
3rd Place Pitch:  $ 1,000
People's Choice Award:  $ 500

Total:  $ 45,00

Register for the M West Challenge by filling out the form below. 

Name *
Do you have a business idea?
You do not need a business to be a part of a start-up. Do you have an skill or talent that is beneficial to a competing business?

Thank You Sponsors