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Welcome Class of 2016!

The UC Davis Law Students Association would like to welcome the Class of 2016! LSA has a number of fun events planned for Intro-Week in August. If you are interested in joining LSA, we will be holding elections for 1L positions in early September. 

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Big Bang! Business Plan Competition Sponsored by the Graduate School of Management

Big Bang! is the annual UC Davis Business Plan Competition organized by MBA students of the Graduate School of Management. The goal of the contest is to promote entrepreneurship at UC Davis and the region supported by the University.

Big Bang! provides a year round forum in which UC Davis students, alumni, staff and faculty can collaborate to develop and test their business vision and plans. The competition provides a network of resources for mentorship, team creation, education, networking and financing for these aspiring entrepreneurs.

 Many groups and constituencies benefit from the competition, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, venture capitalists, business professionals and local entrepreneurs.

 The competition is generously sponsored by local corporations and the venture capital community.

Looking for a Team?

Need help finding a team? Fill out the form here [] and the GSM will work on matching you with team members. Also join them at the Contestant Mixer, Wednesday, November 2, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Gallagher Hall.

Timeline And Key Dates

The Big Bang! Competition runs from November until May. The typical timeline is as follows:

  • Idea & team Formation
  • Join or form a team
  • Act as a mentor
  • Mid January: Warm-up rounds - Executive summary drafts (optional)
    Judges will provide feedback on executive summaries
  • Mid-February (contest deadline): Executive summaries due
  • Early March: Semi-finalists announced
  • Early April: Semi-finalists submit a full business plan
  • Late April: Finalists announced
  • Mid-May: Final presentations
  • Mid-May: Winners announced

Big Bang! Workshops

Several workshops are offered to assist you in writing your business plans:

  • Business Plan Workshop
  • Market & Competitive Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • Legal Topics & Intellectual Property Protection
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