- Competition Organizer
McAllen Chamber of Commerce
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Competition Category
- Business - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
- New, independent, for-profit ventures in the seed or start-up stages in the McAllen, TX area. At least one member of each team must be a resident of the City of McAllen.
- Important Dates
Application deadline is June 28, 2011. All competing teams must submit a written business plan by August 9, 2011. Finalists will each make a 15 minute presentation to the panel of judges before the winner is announced.
- Competition Prizes
A grand prize of $5,000 will be awarded
- Other Info
The competition is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms. The judges function as venture capital investors deciding on which business venture they would most likely fund.