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Media Advisory


Six Teams To Compete for $50,000 Top Prize at UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition on April 23


April 18, 2003— File #16263
Contact: Ute Frey
Haas School of Business
(510) 642-0342
frey@haas.berkeley.edu

WHAT: Six finalists will compete for a $50,000 top prize in the UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition, an annual event that gives students, alumni and local entrepreneurs the opportunity to work together to turn innovative ideas into real businesses. Next week, these six teams will share with the public their business plan pitches — the finest research and technology ideas from both the University of California, Berkeley, and UC San Francisco.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 p.m.


WHO: Presenting finalists include:



Speakers will be Scott Kucirek, executive vice president for past finalist zipRealty, and Nick Sturiale, past winner and current partner at Sevin Rosen Funds.


WHERE: UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Arthur Andersen Auditorium. The school is at 2200 Piedmont Ave., between Hearst Avenue and Bancroft Way.


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NOTE: For more information, use the contact information above or visit http://bplan.berkeley.edu.