StartRight! Business Plan Competition for Women Entrepreneurs

Description

The annual StartRight! Women's Business Plan Competition, founded in 2003 by REDI to encourage and support women’s entrepreneurship, is designed to give new businesses support through cash prizes, publicity, and feedback on their business plan from an experienced panel of judges. To qualify, the business must be at least 51% woman-owned and less than 3 years old with operations in Maryland, DC or Virginia. Companies may be in the pre-start-up phase. Full business plans are due June 25, 2014. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded at the Power Conference on August 28, 2014 at the Montgomery County Conference Center at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in Rockville, Maryland.

Entries should be submitted at www.MarylandWBC.org/startright/. The StartRight! Business Plan Competition awards more than $15,000 in prizes, made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, Capital Business, Walmart, ActionCoach, TriBridge Partners, Morgan Stanley, MultiPlatform Media, Intelligent Office and Bio Maryland.

Website

http://www.MarylandWBC.org/startright/

Competition Organizer

Maryland Women’s Business Center

Local US Event
Rockville, MD
Submission Date

6-25-2014

Business Plan Submission Date

6-25-2014

Awards Date

8-28-2014

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$15,000

Competition Category
  • Women or Minority-owned
Who's Eligible

To qualify, the business must be at least 51% woman-owned and less than 3 years old with operations in Maryland, DC or Virginia. Companies may be in the pre-start-up phase.