Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Saint Mary’s invites area students to submit business ideas for contest

WINONA, Minn. — The Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and the Business Department of Saint Mary’s University are offering an Elevator Pitch Business Idea Contest.

All high school students who have ideas for starting a new business are encouraged to enter.

Winners will receive $1,000 in prize money, Saint Mary’s University scholarships and many other prizes.

Contestants will create an idea for a new business and answer a brief series of questions about that idea. Entries must be submitted online by Feb. 15. For complete information and a contest entry form, go to www.smumn.edu/businessidea.

Winners will be announced before March 1. For more information, e-mail Tom Marpe at tmarpe@smumn.edu or call (800) 635-5987, Ext. 6963.