M West Challenge

West Michigan's regional business plan competition.

Welcome to the 2016 MWest Challenge, a student venture competition designed to create cross collaboration between students that span across several universities from West Michigan. Through MWest, entrepreneurially minded students are able to develop and grow new ventures based on their own ideas. MWest involves eight West Michigan colleges and universities, representing 75,000 students from: Grand Valley State University, Kendall College of Art and Design, Davenport University, Aquinas College, Calvin College, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids Community College, Kuyper College, and Hope College.

Workshop Dates:

  • Business Model Canvas and Customer Discovery: Tuesday Jan 31, 2017
    • Time: 5-7 pm
    • Location: Start Garden, 40 Pearl St NW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids MI
  • Finance for Startups: Wednesday: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - RSVP
    • Time: 5-7 pm
    • Location: Start Garden, 40 Pearl St NW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids MI
  • How to Present like a Pro: Friday, March 24, 2017 - RSVP
    • Time: 4-6 pm
    • Location: Start Garden, 40 Pearl St NW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids MI