Chicago City Treasurer's Business Plan Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

Chicago City Treasurer’s Office and Chicago Community Ventures

Local US Event
Chicago, IL
Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

All entrants must be 21 years or older. Business can be a start-up venture or an existing business not more than 3 years and with revenues below $2 million. All businesses must be located or plan to be located in the City of Chicago. 

Important Dates

Executive summary submissions are due by April 9, 2010. Finalists compete on July 16, 2010 at the Chicago Small Business Expo at the UIC Forum.

Competition Prizes

First place $5,000, second place $3,500, third place $1,500

Other Info

Ten finalists will then be selected to submit a full business plan. Three winners will be selected based on their ability to clearly and concisely articulate their business idea, the creativity and practicability of their marketing and sales strategy, and the overall viability of their business.