- Competition Organizer
Marina Technology Cluster
- Local US Event
- Monterey, CA
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Business - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
Startups and emerging businesses may apply for this competition. Existing businesses must be located in the Monterey-San Benito-Santa Cruz Tri-County Area, or must agree to relocate to the area. Startup companies must commit to locating to or creating jobs in the area.
Businesses must have plans to grow to at least 3 full-time employees within three years.
There are three tracks: Student, Main-Street Business, and Venture Play.
- Important Dates
Applications are due on February 27, 2012. Applicants will give 5-minute presentations at the Fever-Pitch event on March 9, 2012, after which finalists will be selected. All finalists must submit full business plans by April 27, 2012. The final competition will take place at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on May 4, 2012.
- Competition Prizes
Winning Venture-Play Track Company: $50,000
Winning Main-Street Track Company: $5,000
Winning Student Track team: $1,000
- Other Info
A series of workshops geared towards helping entrepreneurs successfully complete the first application will take place beginning January 30, 2012.