Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest 2011



Competition Organizer

Wisconsin Technology Council

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

Wisconsin residents 18 years old or older, and firms based in Wisconsin or planning to locate in Wisconsin, that have a business plan that employs or leverages technology.

Important Dates

A 250-word (maximum)  idea abstract is due by Sunday, January 31, 2011, at 5 p.m. CST. Full business plans are due on April 25, 2011.  The finals of the competition will be held on June 8-9, 2011 at the Milwaukee Airport Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Competition Prizes

Grand prize: $50,000

Other Info

This competition consists of three written phases and a final live presentation by the surviving “diligent dozen.” Entries must fall into one of the four following categories: Advanced Manufacturing; Life Sciences; Information Technology or Business Services.