Palo Alto Software, developer of the number-one selling business planning software tools — Business Plan Pro, Sales and Marketing Plan Pro, and its new cloud-based business planning and tracking tool, LivePlan – announces its first nationwide business plan competition, the “LivePlan $10,000 Boost.” The competition officially opens 12:00 p.m. (PDT), July 17, 2012, and accepts completed entries until 11:59 a.m. (PDT), August 24, 2012.
Among the distinguished group of judges are Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist for Apple, co-founder of Alltop.com and author of New York Times best seller, Enchantment; Diane Fraiman, principal at Voyager Capital and former Silicon Valley technology executive; Tim Berry, founder and president of Palo Alto Software; John Jantsch, best-selling author of Duct Tape Marketing and The Referral Engine; and Kristen Koh-Goldstein, president and co-founder of Newco Solutions, and she has experience managing software investments for an internal fund at Goldman Sachs.
Plans will be judged on a variety of criteria including quality of content, business viability, financial projections and investment potential.
Palo Alto Software CEO, Sabrina Parsons, says “Our team is immersed in the culture of entrepreneurship and our products help empower thousands of entrepreneurs to launch their very own businesses every year, so hosting this competition is a natural. We realize the significance of a $10,000 boost for a small business owner.”Featured Posts, Updates and tagged featured. Bookmark the permalink.