Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership Business Plan Competition 2011


Executive summary deadline


Competition Organizer

The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


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

Businesses may either enter in the for-profit category or the non-profit category. 

If entering in the for-profit category, the primary business location must be in New Jersey. The business must also be either at least 51% owned by a woman or a minority, or be located in a Urban Enterprise zone. 
Non-profit businesses must be New Jersey-based with 501(c)(3) status.
Important Dates

The period to submit executive summaries ends on December 17, 2010. Written business plans are due on February 11, 2011(updated). Finalists will be invited to pitch their business plans  at the Next Level Conference on March 31, 2011.

Competition Prizes

$10,000 cash prize

$15,000 digital branding package

5 Accelerator One-Year Memberships valued at $2,300 each

Other Info

There is an entry cost of $120.