All Biola University undergraduate students, graduate students and recent alumni (2006 or later) are invited to participate in the next Biola Startup Competition and to form or be part of a competing team.
To be eligible, teams must meet the following requirements:
Teams must present an original idea for a company that cannot have been in existence prior to 2015. Teams must be in a “pre-incubator” form and must not have received financial backing by professional third-party accelerators, incubators, existing companies or venture capitalists in an amount totaling over $25,000.
As a private religious institution, Biola reserves the right to reject any submission that is inconsistent with Biola’s religious values and understanding of biblical principles and ethics.
“If we're in business, our work may serve as an altar - a part of our service to God, our ministry.”