The UMaine Business Challenge

Presented by Business Lending Solutions

Open to ALL students attending a College or University in the state of Maine, the UMaine Business Challenge is a collegiate pitch competition that provides student entrepreneurs with an opportunity to compete for $5000 to kick-start their business! 





The UMaine Business Challenge (UBC), presented by Business Lending Solutions, provides collegiate entrepreneurs with the support necessary to transform their business dreams into reality. The 2017 competition, open to all students attending a Maine College or University, includes over $20,000 in cash and consulting prizes.  The UBC’s mission is to contribute to the long-term growth of Maine’s economy while also supporting entrepreneurial and student development.



The UBC was founded with the mission to support student entrepreneurs in turning their business dreams into reality.

Letter from the Founders →