- Competition Organizer
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Business - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
New, independent ventures in the seed, start-up or early growth stages intended to be launched and headquartered in the state of Alabama for at least 5 years. Existing businesses expanding into a new high-growth market are also eligible. At least one member of each team must be affiliated with one of the participating Alabama universities.
- Important Dates
Phase I business concept summaries are due September 17, 2010. Competition finals are April 15 and 16, 2011 at the University of South Alabama.
- Competition Prizes
Cash prizes of $100,000 for 1st place, $50,000 for 2nd place, and $25,000 for 3rd place.
- Other Info
The competition consists of four phases, with the final phase concluding in oral presentations by the top eight finalists. A $50 application fee is required by all participating teams.