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Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize

Len Attman

It is imperative that the business community continually foster business innovation, create jobs for our neighbors and ultimately strengthen Maryland’s economy. I see my commitment to the Merrick School of Business as an investment in our community's finest resource—our people.

Len Attman

Are you ready to start your own business?

Do you have a dream product?

Are you a natural competitor?

Are you an entrepreneur?

Then you could be the next Attman Competitive Business Prize winner.

Be part of UB's version of Shark Tank.

Registration Deadline:  October 16, 2016 11:55 p.m.

Live "FINALS" Event:   Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - From 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Reception to follow immediately afterwards....

The highlight of Global Entrepreneurship Week.  Six finalists will compete for $15,000 in cash and in-kind services. The competition provides seed funding for business ventures.

With more than four decades of experience as a successful business owner, Leonard Attman believes that a solid business concept and good execution can lead to a successful venture.

Leonard and Phyllis Attman established the Competitive Business Prize in 2011 as a way for UB students and alumni to compete for business venture seed funding. 

The final competition takes place on Nov.15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Thumel Business Center, M. Scot Kaufman Auditorium, located at 11 W. Mt. Royal Ave.

Please see our competition rules and eligibility page today!