IBMC is the first and largest competition of its kind in the world

Our primary aims are to inspire and educate smarter student entrepreneurs who launch validated ventures that last.

The competition is open to all students enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education anywhere in the world. There are two ways to advance to the in-person global finals:

In order to maximize your chances of winning, we are providing you access to a training curriculum developed by LEANSTACK. This curriculum was created by Ash Maurya, author of two best-selling books and the creator of the Lean Canvas. 

The curriculum synthesizes Ash's experience from teaching and coaching thousands of startups and focuses on the key mindsets, skills, and playbooks needed to succeed with Continuous Innovation.

We hope you take advantage of it.

Upcoming Programs

IBMC Competition Training

Learn how to launch a new startup with LEANSTACK's Foundations course.

Program Start
Thu, Aug 01, 2019
Program End
Mon, Dec 16, 2019

IBMC FoundersThe IBMC is sponsored by the Kevin and Debra Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. The Marriott School of Management's entrepreneurship program is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the country each year.

IBMC Hosts

The IBMC has been hosted by numerous organizations in the past.

2012 - Brigham Young University
2011 - Brigham Young University
2013 - Harvard University
2014 - Brigham Young University
2015 - Brigham Young University
2016 - Microsoft Ventures
2017 - Computer History Museum
2018 - Brigham Young University
2019 - Brigham Young University
This competition was founded by:
Scott Petersen
John Richards
Jeff Brown
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