New York’s Creative Core Emerging Business Competition is a project of the Central Upstate Regional Alliance, a 12 county public/private consortium that works on a variety of regional issues and opportunities.
The competition will run in three categories: Emerging Business, 15K innovations in agri-business, and the $6,000 Business Idea. The 1st place winner in the Emerging Business category will win $200,000, the 2nd place winner will win $50,000 making this event one of the largest business plan competitions in the country. The Business Idea competition will award one talented high school or college student a $5,000 cash prize for a great business idea essay. An additional $1,000 will be awarded to a professor, school, or business club associated with the student winner.
250K Applications are due by: Friday, January 21, 2011 at 5:00 pm EST.
Business Idea Applications are due by: Friday, February 11, 2011