Some of West Virginia's greatest challenges can become its greatest opportunities. The WV High School BPC’s goal is to work collaboratively to help move the state forward by engaging young minds to solve West Virginia’s greatest issues. The future of our state is at hand, and we are working to involve young talent from across the state to share their ideas.
To start your idea process, click the link to the the Lean Canvas and fill it out accordingly. Use your friends, family, and teachers as a resource!
An Introduction to Lean Canvas
How to Create Your Lean Canvas
Writing a Business Plan
SBDC: The Winning Business Plan
Lean Canvas: Uber Example
For a full list of all resources including, Lean Canvas/Business Plan Writing, WV Business Information, National Business Information, Financial Information, Starting a Business and Intellectual Property, please refer to this link.
Prize: (1) $10,000 scholarship to a participating WV institution
Open to all juniors and seniors in high schools and career and technical centers in the state of West Virginia. Teams may consist of one to three members.
Create a Team (1-3 members)
*Students may only submit one proposal per year.
The business idea proposal must be:
December 6, 2019: Lean Canvas due by noon
December 20, 2019: Finalists Notified
February 22, 2020: Workshop - West Virginia University
March 26, 2020: Final Business Plans due by noon
April 2, 2020: Final Competition- Charleston Convention Center