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LES Foundation International Business Plan Competition Members' Choice Award

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LES Foundation Members’ Choice Awards
International Business Plan Competition

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As the LES Foundation enters the Final Round of the 2015-2016 International Business Plan Competition, you can participate in the most exciting stage--the Members’ Choice Awards. Vote your choice now! Deadline is midnight U.S. Central Daylight time, 25th April.

2015-2016 Finalists
Finalists this year are entrepreneurs from Canada, Columbia, Uganda, and the United States:

Essential Biotechnology Essential Biotechnology LLC, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Fruti-Cycle Fruiti-Cycle Project, Makerere University, Uganda

Guardian Sensors Guardian Sensors, University of Texas at Austin, USA

SuncayrSuncayr, University of Waterloo, Canada

VerdéateVerdéate – Green Challenges, Colombian National University, Columbia, and

WarpSpec WarpSpec, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, USA


Choose Your Star Team by Rating From One to Five Stars

The LES Competition uniquely focuses on development of sound strategies for commercializing intellectual assets to achieve business objectives. The Foundation asks you, LES (USA and Canada) and all of LESI’s 9,000+ members around the world to review the one minute pitch that each of the six finalists has composed, and rate the concepts using the star system (5 stars being the best).

Your Vote Matters

Your vote is critical. It is the only voice that determines the LES Members’ Choice Award. The final round determining the Grand Prize, the Global Prize, Best Student Team will be held April 25, 2016, in Houston, TX, where the six finalists will virtually present their business plans to an on-site panel of judges and at-large judges around the world--all world-class start-up licensing and IP professionals. The winner will be announced at the LES Spring PanAm Meeting, April 26-28, Hotel ZaZa in Houston, TX.

Help demonstrate the collective wisdom and comradery of LES members and vote soon! The deadline to vote is April 25, 2016.