Established in after the Organization of American States drafted the Articles of Agreement, today it is dedicated to achieving three overarching goals:
This year the finalists participated in three categories: Innovation, Product and Service. Sponsored by Capital One Bank in partnership with the Houston Public Library HPL and the Office of Business Opportunity OBOthe competition was created to engage and empower Houstonians seeking to start a new business in Houston by providing them with access to essential information, resources and support necessary to develop a sound business plan as a first step toward realizing this goal.
First and Second Prize Winners were selected from among nine finalists during a final pitch presentation which took place on Saturday, November 21, For more information visit www.
Douglas - Balloon Boutique and More, provides business owners and families in the community long lasting memories with creativity, and economical support through event coordination, planning, and custom decorating. Allen Thornton - Grant Source, is a company devoted to producing a mobile application with grant and resources for small business owners.
Sharon Washington - TWO Research Group, is a research and design firm that will provide a unique type of market research for businesses, known as ethnographic user experience research.
The competition took place over a six-month period and included four stages Orientation, Workshop, Mentor, and Business Pitch. To successfully research, develop and present the business plan, participants were required to attend workshops offered by industry experts, ranging in topics from Business Plan Basics to Pitching Your Business, and attend information sessions to learn about the vast resources available to support new business start-ups through HPL and OBO.
Additional support was provided through professional business mentors to help participants further refine their business plan. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels.
For more information about the Office of Business Opportunity and their suite of services, please visit www. For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.
The Foundation also strives to increase the awareness of the Houston Public Library and its initiative to provide a wide range of free materials and services to its 42 library locations and online sites. For further information, visit www.In this conversation.
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Viridian Group & IL&FS Urban Infrastructure have announced a nationwide Business Plan contest to honor best business plan with upto INR 1 Cr. equity partnership and other prizes for participants.
Kicking off # Multiples Business plan competition, Mr. Sherif Abdelmoaty started with introducing Multiples group activities, Accomplished by Orientation session about the Competition case study .
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IsDB Group invites all eligible entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan African Member Countries to participate in its 1 st Annual Business Plan Competition. The Competition is a recently introduced initiative of the IsDB Group in which candidates come together to develop and further refine their business.
Contestants are asked to create a business plan based on an original idea for a product or service in the area.
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Students may enter individually or in teams of no more than five. All business plans and completed applications are due by October 31 at 5 p.m.
Five finalists will then be selected to present to a panel of judges on November 19 at p.m.