There are more than 15 business plan competitions that take place in NYC every year, that offer entrepreneurs, startups and business owners sizable cash prizes to fund their business ventures.
One of the upcoming business plan competitions in NYC is the Science Industry and Business (SIBL), Startup! competition. The Startup! competition is for Manhattan, Bronx and Staten Island based entrepreneurs who will have the opportunity to win $15,000 to start and grow their business in NYC.
What is the grant prize?
Grand prize: $15,000
What are the qualifications for the grant?
You must live in Manhattan, Bronx or Staten Island
You must be 18 years or older
Attend a New York Startup! Orientation to learn more about the program
Meet with a business advisor
Attend at least 3 out of 4 business classes offered through the program
Submit a business plan
When is the deadline?
Create an account and submit an entry form on the NY StartUp! 2019 site on the FluidReview by Thursday, January 31, 2019
Submit your business plan by no later than 12:00am, May 30, 2019.
How do I apply?
You can learn more about the program and apply here
On average less than 100 people actually submit a business plan for this competition in a city with over 8 million people. The odds are in your favor.
Remember you miss 100% of the chances you don’t take, so enter for your chance to $15,000 to finally start your business.