2016 National Business Plan Competition Recap

Virtual Enterprises International's 2016 Youth Business Summit on April 17, 2016. (Photo: www.JeffreyHolmes.com)

Virtual Enterprises International’s 2016 Youth Business Summit on April 17, 2016. (Photo: www.JeffreyHolmes.com)

On April 17, 2016, some of the best and brightest student leaders and budding entrepreneurs in the country gathered together to compete for the top spot at the National Business Plan Competition, sponsored by HSBC. Teams representing 28 VE companies from around the country had their written business plans and oral presentations judged by industry professionals and educators.

Keynote speakers were Alfred R. Kahn, CEO of CraneKahn, and Jeffrey C. Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Digital Risk, LLC.

Thank you to all students, teachers, administrators, judges, staff, business mentors and partners, volunteers, parents, our sponsor HSBC, and our host Long Island University Brooklyn.

View the 2016 Youth Business Summit Booklet for full list of participants.

Competition Results

Competition Results

Top 6 Teams

Firm NameSchool NameStateAward
PitchSekolah HighScope HSIndonesiaGold
The Animal Kingdom, Inc.Loretto HSTNGold
HaegeaSekolah HighScope HSIndonesiaGold
UnWrappSekolah HighScope HSIndonesiaGold
CatalystNeuqua Valley HSILGold
Taste of the WorldCentury HSCAGold
Avant-garde Furnishings, Inc.Fort Hamilton HSNYGold
Endure, Inc.Summertown HSTNGold
Off the GridFountain Valley HSCAGold
SpireParkway West HSMOGold
Mac N' ChooseMorris Hills HSNJSilver
Power UpSanta Barbara HSCASilver
AuggiesCary-Grove HSILSilver
Pinya LinyaMurrieta Valley HSCASilver
MatchWearFrancis Lewis HSNYSilver
Brooklyn's Sweet N Savory CateringFort Hamilton HSNYSilver
Abstract Ice CreamWantagh HSNYSilver
EssenceMount St. MaryNYSilver
My Room My WayCalhoun HSNYSilver
F.E. TRAVELLING AROUND THE WORLDVirgil Madgearu Economic HSRomaniaSilver

Top 16 Teams

Firm Name and VideoSchool NameStateRatingLevel
BlokCarlsbad High SchoolCA4Top 10%
EunoiaJefferson High SchoolFL4Top 10%
EVO TechPatchogue-Medford HSNY4Top 10%
Imagination, IncHS For Arts, Imagination & InqNY4Top 10%
RepurposeGreer High SchoolSC4Top 10%
SOLsandCarlsbad High SchoolCA4Top 10%
SpokesJames Logan High SchoolCA4Top 10%
The Animal Kingdom, Inc.Loretto High SchoolTN4Top 10%
0ntheGo TechnologyWalt Whitman HSNY3.5Top 25%
AffinityNeuqua Valley HSIL3.5Top 25%
Alpha & OmegaLawrence County High SchoolTN3.5Top 25%
Brooklyn's Sweet N Savory CateringFt. Hamilton HSNY3.5Top 25%
BumbleBakersfield High SchoolCA3.5Top 25%
C. Wood & AssociatesCrestwood High SchoolSC3.5Top 25%
Capital Enterprise, IncNorthwood HSNC3.5Top 25%
UnWrappSekolah HighScope High SchoolXI3.5Top 25%
DISCOVRHerricks HSNY3.5Top 25%
Keyboard CleanseCarson High SchoolCA3.5Top 25%
Off the GridFountain Valley High SchoolCA3.5Top 25%
SunPacMillikan High SchoolCA3.5Top 25%
Unperplexed SolutionsThe Academy of Mathematics, Science & EngineeringNJ3.5Top 25%
AccesStoriesDiamond Bar High SchoolCA3.5Honorable Mention
Click-n-Shop GroceriesGlen Cove HSNY3.5Honorable Mention
HaegeaSekolah HighScope High SchoolXI3.5Honorable Mention
Mac n' ChooseMorris Knolls High SchoolNJ3.5Honorable Mention
NuappsFrancis Lewis HSNY3.5Honorable Mention
PureasolJohn F. Kennedy High SchoolCA3.5Honorable Mention
Spirit 17Roosevelt High SchoolCA3.5Honorable Mention
Vitality, IncBearden HSTN3.5Honorable Mention
Alpha BoxPittsford Mendon High SchoolNY3Honorable Mention
BalanceCharter Oak High SchoolCA3Honorable Mention
Candy CoordinationsMillikan High SchoolCA3Honorable Mention
Daily Dose ExpressMonterey High SchoolCA3Honorable Mention
Fit4YouPittsford Sutherland High SchoNY3Honorable Mention
FitspirationRobbinsville High SchoolNJ3Honorable Mention
FLY Fashion NYThe HS of Fashion IndustriesNY3Honorable Mention
MatchWearFrancis Lewis HSNY3Honorable Mention
Millennial Money ManagementAcademy Of Finance & EnterpriseNY3Honorable Mention
Red Hawk ApparelStewarts Creek HSTN3Honorable Mention
TECRAIDCanastota High SchoolNY3Honorable Mention
Xtreme Comfort, Inc.St. Charles EastIL3Honorable Mention

Top 28 Teams

Top 10%CHU 2Germantown Friends School
Top 10%RepurposeGreer High School
Top 10%WorldTasteJames Logan High School
Top 10%NeuVenJefferson High School
Top 10%Mac n' Choose 1Morris Knolls High School
Top 10%VE RadioMt. Miguel High School
Top 10%At Your ServiceWest Hempstead High School
Top 10%PrizmWesthampton Beach High School
Top 10%RippledCharter Oak High School
Top 10%Pandora's Box 1Cookeville High School
Top 10%Nuapps 1Francis Lewis High School
Top 10%ReImagin3D 2Francis Lewis High School
Top 10%Brooklyn's Sweet N Savory Catering 1Ft. Hamilton High School
Top 10%CHU 3Germantown Friends School
Top 10%Acoustic Cakes And ApparelHart District Rop
Top 10%NicePopsSyosset High School
Top 10%0ntheGo TechnologyWalt Whitman High School
Top 10%Body KineticsMattituck High School
Top 10%Poseidon PureCalhoun High School
Top 10%PureasolJohn F. Kennedy High School
Top 25%Echo CommunicationsBloomington High School
Top 25%MatchWear 2Francis Lewis High School
Top 25%ReImagin3D 1Francis Lewis High School
Top 25%Lumiere 1Granville Central High School
Top 25%EunoiaJefferson High School
Top 25%Mac n' Choose 2Morris Knolls High School
Top 25%Mac n' Choose 3Morris Knolls High School
Top 25%ManGoMurrieta Valley High School
Top 25%Spire 1Parkway West High School
Top 25%Spire 2Parkway West High School
Top 25%Boardwalk RentalsPortland High School
Top 25%AAA Turbo Tech 2Syosset High School
Top 25%Alternate Reality EntertainmentSyosset High School
Top 25%Flip-ChipSyosset High School
Top 25%Vacations in Paradise (V.I.P.) EnterprisesThe Berkeley Institute
Top 25%AuggiesCary-Grove High School
Top 25%Avant-garde Furnishings, Inc.Ft. Hamilton High School
Top 25%Down To Earth, Inc.Hardin County High School
Top 25%EssenceMount St. Mary
Top 25%Golden Ram Enterprises, Inc.Holt High School
Top 25%Replay
Top 25%Adventure Outdoors CompanyAcademy of the Canyons
Top 25%Nuapps 4Francis Lewis High School
Top 25%Alpha & OmegaLawrence County High School
Top 25%Piinya LinyaMurrieta Valley High School
Honorable MentionCozy Casas 1Antelope Valley High School
Honorable MentionCozy Casas 2Antelope Valley High School
Honorable Mention0ne O.A.K Gameday EssentialsBrentwood High School
Honorable MentionSignumCentury High School
Honorable MentionPandora's Box 2Cookeville High School
Honorable MentionPandora's Box 3Cookeville High School
Honorable MentionPandora's Box 4Cookeville High School
Honorable MentionAuto CorrectCrystal Lake South
Honorable MentionMatchWear 3Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionMatchWear 4Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionNuapps 2Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionNuapps 3Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionNuapps 5Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionNuapps 6Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionNuapps 7Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionNuapps 8Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 10Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 3Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 4Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 5Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 6Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 7Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 8Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionReImagin3D 9Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionBrooklyn's Sweet N Savory Catering 2Ft. Hamilton High School
Honorable MentionCHU 1Germantown Friends School
Honorable MentionLumiere 2Granville Central High School
Honorable MentionDISCOVRHerricks High School
Honorable MentionOPUSHS for Arts And Business
Honorable MentionMaletteLiberty Technology Magnet High School
Honorable MentionDaily Dose ExpressMonterey High School
Honorable MentionPerfect PlatesMoreno Valley High School
Honorable MentionSpire 3Parkway West High School
Honorable MentionSpire 4Parkway West High School
Honorable MentionSpire 5Parkway West High School
Honorable MentionNYCyclesQueens Vocational
Honorable MentionSolar CellRedlands High School
Honorable MentionSpirit 17Roosevelt High School
Honorable MentionSmarty PantsSanta Monica High School
Honorable MentionMaximUSSmithtown High School East
Honorable MentionSouthern PrestigeSpartanburg High School
Honorable MentionyĆ¼th CosmeticsThousand Oaks High School
Honorable MentionAbstract Ice CreamWantagh High School
Honorable Mention0n Demand Food DeliveryBrentwood High School
Honorable MentionAdvanced Performance AthleticsSouthold High School
Honorable MentionBake My Day BakeriesElmont High School
Honorable MentionBay View Furniture CompanyArmijo High School
Honorable MentionCapital Enterprise, IncNorthwood High School
Honorable MentionClima CompanySchreiber High School
Honorable MentionCOREOrtega High School
Honorable MentionEmpireCentury High School
Honorable MentionHarbor Sound EnterprisesCold Spring Harbor High School
Honorable MentionHydrusDos Palos High School
Honorable MentionInk.FinityChatsworth Charter High School
Honorable MentionKeyboard CleanseCarson High School
Honorable MentionOff the GridFountain Valley High School
Honorable MentionPOGGBerks Career And Technology
Honorable MentionFreedom Trail Outfitters, Inc.Cannon County High School
Honorable MentionSiva
Honorable MentionThe PyramidCentennial High School
Honorable MentionVE ConnectedEast Islip High School
Honorable MentionMatchWear 1Francis Lewis High School
Honorable MentionAAA Turbo Tech 1Syosset High School


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