South Texas Womens Business Center Business Plan Competition 2010


Application and business plan submission deadline


Competition Organizer

South Texas Women's Business Center

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Women or Minority-owned
  • Specialized Industries
Who's Eligible
The business must be majority women-owned or minority-owned (51%), and must be innovative for the region. The principal business operations of the business must be located within the 19 county service area. The business must be in legal operation for at least six months by the end of March 2010, and must not have profits that exceed $250,000. 
Important Dates

The application deadline is August 16, 2010, at which time business plans must be submitted. The winner will be announced at the Business Symposium Luncheon on September 1, 2010.

Competition Prizes

The 1st place winner will receive a prize package including web hosting, PR consultation, free media, as well as over $5,000 in cash; finalists will also receive media recognition.

Other Info

Critical evaluation criteria used by the judges will include: expectation of significant growth, attractiveness of the return on investment and actual implementation.