Washington DC Economic Partnership Business Plan Competition 2011


Entry deadline



Competition Organizer

Washington DC Economic Partnership

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

Competitors must be at least 18 years of age, and must agree to use the investment capital to establish or continue their business operations in the District of Columbia. 

Important Dates

The deadline to submit the registration form and executive summary (with $100 competition fee) is May 20, 2011. Competitors must submit full business plans on June 20, 2011. Finalists will deliver oral presentations on July 15, 2011, and the business plan competition winner will be announced on July 27, 2011 at the 2011 Small Business Awards in Washington, DC.

Competition Prizes

The business plan competition winner will receive a $100,000 CAPCO investment, along with a $29,000 package of  in-kind services and products.

Other Info

All business plan competition Executive Summaries and business plans will be judged using the same criteria, regardless of whether the business is in the planning, start-up, or operations phase.