McAllen Business Plan Competition


Application deadline


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.