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.