St. Louis Regional Business Plan Competition 2011


Application deadline


Competition Organizer

St. Louis County Economic Council

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Every for-profit industry sector is eligible, but the businesses have to be new or an early stage 
company with no more than $100,000 in annual revenue. Applicant entities must be located in the St. Louis region. 
Important Dates

On-line applications are due on March 1, 2011. Semi-finalists must submit full business plans by April 29, 2011. Six finalists will be notified on May 27, 2011 and will present their business plans to the judges at the competition finals on June 22 & 23, 2011. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on July 6, 2011.

Competition Prizes

First place: $50,000 cash, + 30 hours of in-kind services

Second place: $30,000 cash + 25 hours of in-kind services

Third place: $20,000 cash + 20 hours of in-kind services

Other Info


The St. Louis Regional Business Plan Competition promotes entrepreneurship and the development of startup and early stage companies in the St. Louis region by encouraging submission of plans of original business concepts leading to the development of new growth businesses.