The 15th Annual Business Plan Competition includes a “non-collegiate” category. Aspiring entrepreneurs from across the region are invited to enter and compete for cash, in-kind services, and regional expertise.
The Non-Collegiate Teams Plans will be considered based upon the following criteria:
- Technology or knowledge economy based hereby defined as leveraging technology or intellectual property to drive revenue.
- Entrants must reside and operate within the Northeastern Pennsylvania region hereby defined as Bradford, Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties.
- Sales of less than $250k over last 12 Months
- Final approval of eligibility is reserved for the judging committee.
*Technology = design, development, manufacture or processes using engineering and science-based methods. Examples include IT, Biotechnology, Manufacturing. If questioning your eligibility, kindly notify the Advisory Committee for determination.