Coastal Bend Business Plan Competition 2011


Phase I -Entry forms and written business plan overviews due


Competition Organizer

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend Innovation Business Center

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Any individual or multi-person team is eligible to participate in the Competition. Contestants’ plans must be committed to economic development and job creation in the Coastal Bend (officially defined as 12 counties in the South Texas area). The business plan must provide evidence that the proposed venture will produce a positive, long-term economic impact in Coastal Bend.
Important Dates

This competition takes place in three phases - Phase I materials are due by December 1, 2010. Phase II final written business plans must be submitted by April 25, 2011. Phase III will take place on May 16, 2011, at which time finalists will present their business plans to the judges panel. Winners will be announced on May 18, 2011.

Competition Prizes

Winners will be awarded with packages of in-kind products and services. Complete prize details will be announced in January when semi-finalists are selected.

Other Info

Each finalist will be given invaluable feedback from real investors on the viability of the business plan providing the catalyst for putting a business on the right track for success