Monthly Archives: July 2010

A business contest to dream about

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Marriott-owned Fairfield Inn & Suites is giving away 15 free nights to each of 10 finalists in its 2010 Small Business Boost Contest. Five independent judges will be selecting one Grand Prize winner to receive $20,000 cash. Continue reading

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A tale of two business plan competitions

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Here we compare two business plan competitions — MassChallenge and New Ideas SC — to illustrate just how different the approaches taken by state-supported contests can be. Continue reading

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The coming wave of business plan competitions

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Our crystal ball sees a wave of new business plan competitions coming. These will be the creations of local economic development agencies… Continue reading

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Amarillo’s EnterPrize Challenge offers more than chickens

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You may not have heard of this one–unless you hail from west Texas– but the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge is a business plan competition that has us pretty jazzed. Continue reading

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