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DEADLINE EXTENDED for: 2019 LiftOff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition
The LiftOff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition engages and empowers Houstonians to achieve their dream of owning a business. The competition provides aspiring entrepreneurs with access to the essential tools, resources, and support necessary to develop a sound business plan as a first step towards this goal. The five-month competition consists of four stages: orientation, workshops, mentoring and business pitching.
Participate, learn, and compete for a chance to pitch your business plan in one of the three business categories: Innovation, Product, or Service. The winner in each category will receive a $10,000 prize, courtesy Capital One.
Friday, July 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM
You are REQUIRED to attend an orientation to be eligible to compete in the competition. Click on the following link to RSVP for the LAST orientation. www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-liftoff-houston-orientation-6-tickets-65422120323
NEW ORIENTATION DAY ADDED: July 18th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Click here for details and to register. (gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eventbrite.com%2Fe%2F2019-liftoff-houston-orientation-6-tickets-65422120323&data=02%7C01%7Cnaomi.crawford%40houstontx.gov%7C2917e6b07fa…) Participants must attend orientation to compete for the $10,000 prize.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have a business idea or own a for-profit business that is less than a year old, has earned less than $10,000 in revenue. Additionally, both the business and the owner must reside within the Houston City limits.
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