SpiritBank/Tulsa Community College Entrepreneurial Spirit Award 2011

Description

Submission deadline

Website

http://tulsaspiritaward.com/

Competition Organizer

SpiritBank and the Tulsa Community College

Submission Date

5-16-2011

Business Plan Submission Date

6-22-2011

Awards Date

11-15-2011

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$37,500

Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
- The plan must be an original idea for a business in operation from zero up to five years in operation.
- Applicants do not have to be based in Tulsa, but they must agree to establish or expand their business in the City of Tulsa if they win.
- Company officers/members are 18 years or older at the time of entry and are legal Residents of the United States.
- The business must not have a net worth that exceeds $1 million.

Important Dates

All entry submissions are due on March 16, 2011. The top 25 competitors must submit business plans by June 22, 2011. Seven finalists will be announced in mid-September, and will present their business plans to judges on November 3, 2011. Winners will be announced at the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Celebration on November 15, 2011.

Competition Prizes

First place: $30,000

Second place: $5,000

Third place: $2,500

The winning business model may also receive additional strategic partner support and introductions to other funding sources.

Other Info

A kick-off work shop and two coaching sessions will be held to aid entrants in preparation for the business plan competition.