Fairview Technology Center Start-Up Business Plan Competition 2011


Application deadline



Competition Organizer

Development Corporation of Knoxville County's Fairview Technology Center

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Other
Who's Eligible
Open to new, independent enterprises in the “seed capital”, start-up, or early growth (pre-profit) stages.

Each venture's business plan must exhibit potential for local growth and job creation the the greater Knoxville, TN area.

Submitted business plans should focus on a unique, technology-based product or service.
Important Dates

All business plan competition applications are due on April 14, 2011. Those contestants advancing to the second round must submit their executive summary on May 26, 2011. The final round of competition will take place on June 9, 2011.

Competition Prizes

The first place award is a prize packaged valued at over $23,000. The second place prize package is valued at over $8,000.

Other Info

The teams selected in Step 1 will be invited to participate in three part seminar series. The seminar will help to prepare the company to raise capital funding and optimize their chances in the competition.