Brief: Students advance in international competition

Review Staff Report

A team of students from Washburn University have advanced in the Worldwide Business Plan Competition.

Business majors Natalie Bates and Christina Foreman made it to the final round with their shoe and dance apparel store, The Turning Pointe.

The last round of the competition takes place in Leeds, United Kingdom over a Skype conference on May 18, 2017. Competing against the Washburn students are two other teams from the U.S. University of Vermont, and Ireland’s Dublin Institute of Technology.

The Skype conference will consist of a business plan pitch video, followed by a live questionnaire with judges. The award for first place is 1,200 euros and a trophy. This will be the second time a team of students from Washburn have advanced to the final round of the International Business Competition.