Alabama State University Business Plan Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

Alabama State University and Alabama Coalition for Capital

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
A minority residing in Alabama, or planning to move to Alabama, operating an established business in Alabama or planning to operate a business in Alabama within 90 days (relocating businesses) or 6 months (new businesses). Certain types of businesses are not eligible.
Important Dates


Application deadline is February 15, 2010. Presentation finals and awards are on June 15, 2010 in Montgomery, Alabama.



Competition Prizes

$75,000 investment from the Alabama Coalition for Capital for first place,$50,000 investment for second place, and $25,000 investment for start-up winner.

Other Info

Alabama’s Certified Capital Company (CAPCO) Program was enacted by the Legislature and signed into law in April 2002 to increase the availability of private equity funding in Alabama. Alabama State University is partnering with Alabama Coalition for Capital to bring awareness to minority entrepreneurs who are committed to starting and growing businesses in Alabama.