St. Louis Regional Business Plan Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

St. Louis County Economic Council

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - All U.S.
Who's Eligible
Applicant team members must be 21 years of age or older at the time of entry and legal residents of the United States. Every for-profit industry sector is eligible, but the business must be new or an early-stage company with no more than $100,000 in annual revenue. Apparently, state-registered businesses anywhere in the U.S. are eligible.
Important Dates

Applications must be submitted online by March 9, 2010. Finals are on May 26-27, 2010 and winners will be announced on June 1.

Competition Prizes

$50,000 first prize, $30,000 second prize, and $20,000 third prize. Winners also receive in-kind services.

Other Info


The judges will review all applications and select semi-finalists who must then submit their business plans by April 16, 2010. The semi-finalists also will be invited to make a ten minute presentation to the judges followed by a ten minute question-and-answer session on May 5-7, 2010. Six finalists will be selected and invited to make a 20-minute presentation to the judges on May 25-27, 2010.