Through the support of donors and corporate sponsors, the WVIBMC is able to recognize the top performing team(s) with cash awards. It is expected all winnings will be used for business expenses to enable launch and/or growth in your business.


Cash prizes for the WVIBMC will be as follows:

  • 1st Place: $5,000*

  • 2nd Place: $3,000

  • 3rd Place: $1,000

  • Remaining Teams: $500*


* Prize amounts are subject to change.  Teams placing 2nd and lower may have the minimum cash award of $500 upwardly adjusted based on the judges’ recommendation.