Calling entrepreneurs! Compete for money for your business.

Educate, Fund and Support 

The StartUp Stars Program provides community colleges the support needed to provide access to entrepreneurial education and funding for their students to take their businesses from an idea to a thriving enterprise. Rowan College at Burlington (RCBC) has joined the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship Program and is offering the opportunity for students to take part in pitch competitions and access to entrepreneurial education.  


About the StartUp Stars Program

The Program consists of entrepreneurship training and pitch competition(s) for students, as well as a program framework and best practices for colleges.

  • Educational stipends for faculty

  • Curriculum templates

  • Pitch Competition best practices & rubrics


Learn More 

Ready to kick start your entrepreneurial journey? Contact Erica Franklin at to get connected to resources and support for your small business! 


Submit your idea by January 31. If the judges would like to learn more about your idea, they will invite you to participate in a half-day workshop to help you prepare to pitch your idea in front of a panel of live judges.

Email Erica Franklin for more details.