Retail Star Business Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

Madison Marquette

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Any individual 18 years of age or older who is either (i) a legal resident of the United States, or (ii) attending and residing at a secondary education institution in the United States.
Important Dates

Preliminary round on April 14, 2010 with 3-minute presentations to select 15 semi-finalists. Semi-finalists must submit business plans by May 28, 2010. Semi-finals on June 5, 2010 to select 5 finalists. Finals presentations on July 17 and July 24, 2010.

Competition Prizes

The winner will receive up to $25,000 in seed money from Madison Marquette, a free tenant build-out (valued at over $200,000), a prime space in the newly renovated Bayfair Center in San Leandro, California with free rent for one year (valued at over $40,000).

Other Info

2010 is the second year of this competition, which awards one winner with cash and space to launch a retail store at the Bayfair Center.