Career Development

2015 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

Entering the challenge can give you valuable media coverage in The Miami Herald as well as exposure to possible investors for your business.


  • Current FIU student or alumni
  • Currently living in South Florida
  • For-profit business ideas only
  • A business idea or established business in operation for 2 years or less
  • At least one of the team members must be a current FIU student or alumni

Why enter

  • Networking and introductions
  • Access to future events
  • Learn about the startup industry
  • Professional reviews of your idea/plan
  • Publicity
  • Recognition
  • Partnership and financing

Submit your entry (executive summary up to 3 pages, minimum 10 pt fount) via email to

Visit for details including complete rules and application procedures.

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