|Following last week’s successful Kick-Off, the Enterprise Center has officially launched its 2018 Business Plan Program & Competition. The redesigned and expanded Program & Competition is now year-long and will culminate with the Competition Finale in December 2018. Competition awards include: $10,000 (First Place); $6,000 (Second Place); and $4,000 (Third Place).
Business owners that participate have access to education, expertise, assistance and support including Pre-Competition Business Plan Workshops and PITCH Panels to better prepare for the Competition:
Workshop: HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE BUSINESS PLAN
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Discover how to develop a business plan that defines what your business provides, how it works, and funding required. A good plan also covers how to manage ambitions and growth and achieve goals.
Registration is required. To learn more about this and other Workshops click here.
For the first time in the Competition’s 13-year history, businesses that want to enter the Competition will have an opportunity to PITCH their business idea before entering the formal Competition. This will help applicants improve their business idea, receive feedback from business professionals, and strengthen their business. Businesses must meet the criteria of the 2018 Business Plan Competition in order to participate in a PITCH Panel.
Application approval required. For additional information click here.
The 2018 Business Plan Program & Competition supports the Enterprise Center’s goal to help businesses start and grow on the North Shore to create jobs in the region. Information about the 2018 Business Plan Program & Competition is posted on the Enterprise Center website, www.enterprisectr.org.