STUDENTS: Win up to $100,000 to start your internet or software technology business.


  • October 4, 2013: Social Mixer, 12:00-2:00 pm, Info West Lobby

    BEST Competition Social Mixer Announcement

  • BEST winner, Campus Protein, keeps growing

    Campus Protein, one of the winners of the initial BEST competition, is thriving. Campus Protein now offers its products on more than 100 campuses nationwide and has more than 250 sales people. It has launched a new website and is active on social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It has also launched a successful private label, Fuel. Sales are up 500% year-to-year.

    Will your company be the next Campus Protein? 

  • May 2, 2013: The Big Ten Network highlights IU's BEST Competition on BTN LiveBig Indiana

  • November 16, 2012: A unique opportunity for IU student entrepreneurs

    2012 BEST Winners

  • May 1, 2012: More than $250,000 awarded to four IU student-led startups as part of inaugural BEST competition

    2012 BEST Winners

    Four technology-based businesses led by Indiana University students will receive funding from the inaugural Building Entrepreneurs in Software and Technology, or BEST, competition. Read more »