New York's Creative Core $5K Business Idea Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

New York's Creative Core, Central Upstate Regional Alliance

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • High School - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
High school and college students are eligible for entry. Applicants must either reside or attend school in the 12-county region defined as Central New York.
Important Dates

The online application must be filled out and submitted by January 22, 2010. Finalists will present their ideas at the Emerging Business Competition on April 15, 2010.

Competition Prizes


$5,000 will be awarded to the winning student, and $1,000 will be awarded to the institution that the winning student attends.


Other Info

This competition invites high school and undergraduate college students who live or attend school in the Central NY region to submit their ideas for a new business or product. Entrants are encouraged to apply individually, and the application process is very straightforward. Award money is given both to the the student and the school he or she attends.