Innovate ND 2011


Enrollment deadline; executive summaries due


Competition Organizer

North Dakota Department of Commerce

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

Open to all North Dakotans and those with desire to locate their business in North Dakota. 

Important Dates

The enrollment period is open until November 19, 2010. Initial idea plans are due on February 4, 2011. Final presentations and judging will take place on May 24, 2011, followed by announcement of the winners.

Competition Prizes

Five Innovate ND Champions will be named, and will each receive a $15,000 cash prize and an in-kind services package valued at $5,000. Several other specialized awards will also be given out.

Other Info

There is an application fee of $250 to gain entry to the competition, which also provides access to a number of other business-building tools.