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.
- Competition Organizer
Maryland Women’s Business Center
- Local US Event
- Rockville, MD
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- 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.