Past Winners & Finalists

Below is the list of finalists from the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition. To see their business plans or watch their pitch videos, click on the links.

2019

  1. Winner: Micron Agritech (Technological University Dublin, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland)
  2. Runner-up: Arbor Industries (Washburn University, School of Business – Topeka, Kansas, USA)
  3. Third place: (UC Leuven-Limburg – Leuven, Belgium)

> See business plans and videos from the 2019 competition

2018

  1. Winner: Reach Devices (Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland)
  2. Runner-up: Moderno Metros (Washburn University, School of Business – Topeka, Kansas, USA)
  3. Third place: Eco Fridge Locker (St. Mary’s University, Greehey School of Business – San Antonio, Texas, USA)

> See business plans and videos from the 2018 competition

2017

  1. Winner: Ripple Sense (Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland)
  2. Runner-up: Beacon (University of Vermont – Burlington, Vermont, USA)
  3. Third place: The Turning Pointe (Washburn University, School of Business – Topeka, Kansas, USA)

> See business plans and videos from the 2017 competition

2016

  1. Winner: D18 (Washburn University, School of Business – Topeka, Kansas, USA)
  2. Runner-up: FeatherGrip (Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland)
  3. Third place: FoodCroc (Lahti University of Applied Sciences – Lahti, Finland)

> See business plans and videos from the 2016 competition

2015

  1. Winner: HearHere (Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland)
  2. Runner-up: Litvak (Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico-Recinto Metro)
  3. Third place: Satakunta University of Applied Sciences – Pori, Finland

 > See business plans and videos from the 2015 competition

2014

  1. Winner: Gainz Arrange (Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven, Belgium)
  2. Finalist: NapAway (Baltazar Adam Krcelic – Zapresic, Croatia)
  3. Finalist: Sana (Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Marketing – Dublin, Ireland)

 > See business plans and videos from the 2014 competition

25th Annual NIBS Worldwide Case Competition

World-class teams. International focus. Transformative experience.