California Dreamin’ Business Plan Competition

For the past three years, Glenn has served as a judge and event host for the prestigious California Dreamin' Investor and Fast Pitch Competitions. Winners have the potential of receiving up to one-million dollars in equity financing. The California Dreamin' competition at Chapman University is an invitation only event to win prize money and connections to venture capital firms. Students from more than 28 schools, with top university entrepreneur programs, have competed for the "Best Business Plan" awards.

California Dreamin’ has become the premier university pitch competition including all of the top business schools in the West,” says Richard Sudek, Ph.D., Director of the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics at Chapman University. “This competition is designed to connect student to investors; the 2012 winner received equity financing within 60 days of the competition from one of our judges.

California Dreamin' 2013 included a luau themed reception hosted by Glenn and his wife Mindy. Take a look.

Learn more about the California Dreamin' Competition.

The California Dreamin' participating universities include:

  • Arizona State University
  • Baylor University
  • Brigham Young University
  • CalTech
  • Chapman University
  • Claremont McKenna
  • Colorado University
  • CSU Fullerton
  • CSU San Bernardino
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Stanford University
  • Texas Christian University
  • UC Berkeley
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Houston
  • UC Irvine
  • UCLA
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • USC
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • University of Texas
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • Willamette