Chicago City Treasurer's Business Plan Competition 2011

Description

Executive summaries are due

Website

http://www.chiventures.org/initiatives/busplancomp/index.shtml

Competition Organizer

Chicago City Treasurer; Chicago Community Ventures

Local US Event
Chicago, IL
Submission Date

7-01-2011

Business Plan Submission Date

8-09-2011

Awards Date

10-07-2011

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$10,000

Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

Start-up ventures or existing businesses are eligible to enter. Existing businesses should not be in business more than 3 years and have below $2 million in revenues. 

All businesses must be located or plan to locate in the City of Chicago. 
Important Dates

All applicant's executive summaries are due on July 1, 2011. Ten finalists will be selected and announced on August 1, 2011. Those finalists must submit a full business plan by August 19, 2011. Winners will be announced at the Small Business Expo at the UIC Forum on October 7, 2011.

Competition Prizes

First place: $5,000

Second place: $3,500

Third place: $1,500

Other Info

As a part of the Business Plan Competition, The Chicago City Treasurer’s Office and Chicago Community Ventures provide FREE workshops to competition entrants. Each workshop will be led by professionals who have extensive experience in writing business plans. At the workshops, entrants will receive insight, advice and guidance as they prepare their business plans for submission.