Rhode Island Business Plan Competition

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Key Info
Competition Name: 
Rhode Island Business Plan Competition
Competition Dates
Competition Entry Submission Date: 
April 4, 2011
Competition Final Event Date: 
3 May 2011

The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, open to everyone, seeks to promote entrepreneurship and development of start-up and early stage companies. Winners and finalists will share more than $150,000 in prizes.


Established in 2000, the Competition aims to further develop the entrepreneurial spirit in Rhode Island and help create growth companies that will increase local employment.


The Competition encourages plans for new businesses, as well as from early stage companies. An early stage, or seed stage, company typically is at the inventor stage where there is an idea, a concept, or even a product, but little or no income has been generated yet.


Entrepreneur Track
Open to any entrepreneur or would-be entrepreneur
Student Track
Open to any college or graduate student