New Venture Mentors DC Regional Start-Up Competition 2011


Registration deadline


Competition Organizer

New Venture Mentors, a non-profit business incubator

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to any individual between the ages of 18 and 35, living, working and/or studying in the Washington DC metropolitan area. 
Important Dates

The deadline to register for the business plan competition is February 28, 2011. All competitors must submit a full business plan on April 4, 2011. Six finalists will be selected to present their business plans to a panel of judges at the final round of competition on April 28, 2011, in Washington, DC.

Competition Prizes

Grand prize winner receives a $2,500 cash prize.

1st runner-up receives a $1,000 cash prize.

2nd runner-up receives a $500 cash prize.

All six finalists will each receive a $250 cash prize.

Other Info

All registered competitors are eligible to attend one of two evening “clinics,” where they can receive one-on-one coaching from an experienced entrepreneur or professional advisor.