LivePlan $10,000 Boost

Description

The LivePlan $10,000 Boost is a business plan competition designed to promote and teach good business planning techniques--and of course, to give a few businesses a “boost!” The competition is entirely online; no travel or pitching required. High-profile judges including Guy Kawasaki (Garage Technology Ventures), Diane Fraiman (Voyager Capital), and Tim Berry (Palo Alto Software) will determine the top five finalists and the winners will be announced via live webinar on Sep 10, 2012 at 10am (PDT). All five finalists will receive prizes.

Website

http://www.liveplan.com/boost

Competition Organizer

Palo Alto Software

*Available in all states*

Submission Date

8-24-2012

Business Plan Submission Date

7-17-2012

Awards Date

9-10-2012

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$10,000

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

All applicants must be: 1) legal US residents 2) at least 18 years of age and 3) All applicants must have active LivePlan accounts (http://www.liveplan.com) and write/submit their plans within LivePlan

Important Dates

Submissions will be accepted starting July 17th and ending 12:00 pm PDT on August 24th. Finalists will be announced and prizes will be awarded via live webinar on September 10th.

Competition Prizes

First Place: (i) A $10,000 check (ii) a “Boost Your Business” package of materials from our sponsors; (iii) a free online course for how to start a business; (iv) twelve months free of LivePlan; (v) media exposure related to the Competition.

Second Place: (i) a package of materials to grow your business from our sponsor partners; (ii) a “Boost Your Business” package of materials from our sponsors; (iii) a free online course for how to start a business; (iv) twelve months free of LivePlan;(v) media exposure related to the Competition; (vi) a free business plan review by expert Tim Berry/founder of Palo Alto Software.

Third Place: (i) a “Boost Your Business” package of materials from our sponsors; (ii) a free online course for how to start a business; (iii) twelve months free of LivePlan; (iv) media exposure related to the Competition.

Honorable Mention (2 awarded): (ii) a free online course for how to start a business; (iii) six months free of LivePlan; (iiii) media exposure related to the Competition.