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Must certify that the idea presented belongs to you or a member of your team.


Prepare a fully-developed business plan totaling no more than 10 pages, with limited attachments such as financials (using the provided template) and key supporting documents.


Complete the online application form and submit with attached business plan and documents.

Click here to submit online application

Note: Former unsuccessful applicants may only apply in the competition (business or student) with the same idea twice

Review what to include in your business plan.

For advice, view sample business plans.

For help developing your plan, find the organization nearest you.

Excel Financial Template.

You are required to submit at least basic projections for your company using the provided financial template or another similar template, if you prefer. Complete only the information that applies to your business model, skipping or entering lines as needed.

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