Empower Your Dreams
Competition held March 31st - April 1st
Up to $36,000 in prizes!
The Biggest Entrepreneurial Competition of the Year
The Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship sponsors the 2022 Empower Your Dreams Competition. The competition empowers students to build confidence, have experiences, network, expand opportunities, and have a positive impact. There are no registration fees to enter the competition.
The judging will specifically focus on the sustainability of the business principles, the value proposition of the idea, and presentation skill.
Up to $36,000 will be awarded across the categories of Revenue, Pre-Revenue, Social Impact, and Young Entrepreneurs. All students, regardless of class rank or major, are warmly invited to participate.
Entry for the competition and the Official Rulebook will become available on February 16th.
For the Round 1 of the competition, students will need to submit a two-minute video showcasing their idea. See the Official Rulebook for more guidelines about the video submission.
Dates, times, and venues are subject to change. Participants will be notified as soon as feasible to ensure a fair competition. Refer back to this page as updates are made and check your email frequently to stay up-to-date about changes.
Entry for the competition will become available on February 16th.
The Empower Your Dreams workshops will be held every Wednesday starting February 16th until March 9th. They will go from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in HGB 273.