Rochester Regional Business Plan Contest 2011


Registration deadline


Competition Organizer

High Tech Rochester (New York)

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

The Rochester Regional Business Plan Competition is open to For-profit companies headquartered in the Greater Rochester region (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates Counties) with less than $250,000 of outside cash investment and less than $500,000 cumulative revenue excluding research grants.

Important Dates

The application period for this year's contest opens on January 5, 2011. The registration deadline is February 18, 2011. The final competition will be held on April 15, 2011.

Competition Prizes

The business plan competition winner will receive $25,000 cash and a host of other business services. Finalists will also receive cash and in-kind services.

Other Info

Companies entering the Rochester Regional Business Plan Competition should have a scalable business concept with high growth potential. The application fee is $150 per company, which includes attendance to a series of workshops held prior to the final competition.