2016 National Business Plan Competition – Judge Information


2016 National Business Plan Competition – Judge Information

Virtual Enterprises International
2016 National Business Plan Competition
Sunday, April 17 – 8:00 a.m.

Competition overview:

  • 28 teams from all over the country will be presenting their business plans with the hopes of winning the National Business Plan Competition in April 2016.
  • Each team submits a 20 page business plan to be scored by judges and then presents that plan on the day of the competition.
  • Each presentation is 10 minutes with 6-8 minutes of Q&A from the judges.
  • Each team will present twice in the morning session for two separate groups of judges.
  • The top six teams from the morning round will qualify for the afternoon’s Championship Round.

Event and arrival information:
Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Location: LIU Brooklyn – 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (MAP)
Enter at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and DeKalb Avenue

Judges need to report to the venue at 8:00am.

Getting to LIU via subway:

The LIU Brooklyn campus is served by all major subway lines.


  • 4 or 5 train (Lexington Avenue Line) or 2 or 3 train (Seventh Avenue Line) to Nevins Street Station
  • B, Q, or R train to DeKalb Avenue Station
  • A, C, or G train (Eighth Avenue Line) to Hoyt Schermerhorn Street Station.

About VEI:

Judging the competition:

Scoring the written business plans:

  • Each judge will score eight (8) business plans using the online scoring tool, Reviewr.com
    • These are the teams that will present in your assigned room on April 17.
  • Download and review the instructions: “2016 Judges Instructions for Grading the Written BP using Reviewr
  • Visit: app.reviewr.com
  • Use your email address as the username with the password  VEI2016 
  • Individual judging assignments are currently available and plans are ready to be scored via Reviewr.
  •  All written business plan scores must be submitted in Reviewr by Friday, April 15 
  • For technical support contact nchapman@veinternational.org or support@reviewr.com


  • Individual judging assignments and Reviewr.com login available now.
  • All written business plan scores must be submitted on Reviewr by Friday, April 15.
  • 8 AM – April 17th – Judges Briefing