Pechter Business Plan Competition - Registration


The Pechter Business Plan Competition is an opportunity for Penn State Altoona students to distinguish themselves from other students and turn great ideas into great business ventures!

Compete for cash prizes:
First Place - $5,000
Second Place - $2,500
Third Place - $1,000

  • Plus in-kind legal and accounting services for all winners
  • Workspace provided in the incubator at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
  • Mentoring throughout the 4-phase competition process

Applications available online at

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 20, 2020. Please note: This competition is open to currently enroll Penn State Altoona students.

Sponsored by Penn State Altoona and the Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite Family