- Competition Organizer
Rhode Island Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Local US Event
- Providence, RI
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Business - Local U.S.
- Technology - Green
- Who's Eligible
Applicants can enter into one of three competition tracks:
Entrepreneur track - open to any entrepreneur 18 or older.
Student track - All key members of the team must be enrolled in and attending an accredited college or university.
Special Awards - Open to anyone developing a business plan focused on eco-friendly industries.
Applicants don't have to be Rhode Island residents, but must agree to base their business operations in Rhode Island if the are named a competition finalist or winner.
- Important Dates
Applications are due on April 2, 2012. All semi-finalists must submit a full business plan by April 17, 2012. At the final event on May 3, 2012, finalists will present their plans to a public audience. Winners will be announce following the presentations.
- Competition Prizes
Winners and finalists will share cash and in-kind service prizes. The total amount of the prizes will be announced once the competition draws closer.
- Other Info
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition offers a series of work shops prior to the application deadline to help entrants prepare their business plans and presentations.