Benghazi StartUp Cup is an intensive five month business model competition. Through Benghazi StartUp Cup selected participants will receive coaching and mentoring to hone their business model and bring their idea to reality.

All Entries  Week One Tuesday 10-Sep-13 Benghazi StartUp Cup Kick-Off / Submissions Open
Week Five Thursday, 11:59PM 10-Oct-13 Submissions Close
Week Five Friday 11-Oct-13 Judges Review of Initial Submissions
Top 25 Week Seven Sunday 20-Oct-13 Review Ends/Top 25 Selection Notification/Submissions of Long-Form Business Models
Week Nine Sunday, 11:59PM 3-Nov-13 Deadline for Submissions of Long-form Business Models
Week Eleven Sunday 10-Nov-13 Day One – Top 25 Pitches (7 minutes)
Week Eleven Monday 11-Nov-13 Day Two – Top 25 Pitches (7 minutes)
Top 12 Week Twelve Friday 15-Nov-13 Top 12 Notification of Advancement to Semi Finals
Week Thirteen Monday – Sunday November 18-24, 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Week Libya
Week Thirteen Wednesday 20-Nov-13 Coaching Session for Top 12 Business Models/Pitches
Week Thirteen Sunday 24-Nov-13 Begin Submission on Top 12 Revised Business Models
Week Fourteen Sunday, 11:59PM 1-Dec-13 Deadline for Submissions of Top 12 Revised Business Models
Week Fourteen Monday 2-Dec-13 Judges Review of Top 12 Revised Business Models
Week Fifteen Thursday 5-Dec-13 Review Concludes / Top 12  Pitches (5 minutes)
Top 7 Week Sixteen Wednesday 11-Dec-13 Top 7 Notification of Advancement to Finals
Week Seventeen Thursday 19-Dec-13 Coaching Session for Top 7 Business Models/Pitches
Week Seventeen Friday 20-Dec-13 Begin Submission of Top 7 Revised Business Models
Week Twenty Thursday, 11:59PM 9-Jan-14 Deadline for Submission of Top 7 Revised Business Models
Week Twenty Friday 10-Jan-14 Judges Review of Revised Submissions
Week Twenty-One Thursday 16-Jan-14 Review Concludes / Top 7 Pitches (2 minutes)
Winners Announced Week Twenty-Three Thursday 30-Jan-14 Benghazi StartUp Cup Business Model Competition Award Celebration