Native Biz Business Idea Contest

Native Biz Business Idea Contest

Help your business grow by competing in the first Native Biz Business Idea Contest this summer. If you have an idea for a business and are a Native American, or you are starting a business that benefits the Native American community, you can apply for Native Biz Business Idea Contest. The competition will have two categories as one for current students (at any high school or college) and one for community members. Entries can be submitted by either teams or individuals. Grand prize winner and each category winner will receive $500 award and much more benefits.

The STEMulus Center is the nation’s premier education and training center for people who want today’s best jobs and the top resource for employers who need to hire the best people.

Eligibility:

  • The contest is open for businessman who are a Native American
  • The competition will have two categories: one for current students (at any high school or college) and one for community members.

How to Apply:

You can apply on-line for Native Biz Business Idea Contest through the given link:

http://stemuluscenter.org/nativebiz-application/

Award Amount: There are three different types of award that are given below:

Grand Prize Winner

  • $500 for Business Development
  • IGNITE Community Accelerator – Acceptance and covered fees to participate in the accelerator beginning August 19
  • FUSE Makerspace- 3 month’s free membership, one free class, 2 hours of free one-on-one production consulting
  • FatPipe ABQ Coworking Space- 3 months free space, and for each member of team
  • 2-Day “Intro to QuickBooks Pro for Small Businesses” workshop
  • $500 Legal Services provided by Lerner Venture Law

Community Choice Award

  • IGNITE Community Accelerator – Acceptance and covered fees to participate in the accelerator beginning August 19
  • FUSE Makerspace- two free classes
  • FatPipe ABQ Coworking Space- 3 months free space, and for each member of team
  • $500 Legal Services provided by Lerner Venture Law

Student Category Prize

  • $500 for Future Business Development
  • Apple iPad
  • Business mentorship, networking, media coverage of business and product/service

Application Deadline:

To be considered for the contest, you must submit your application to compete by Friday, July 29, 2016.

Link for More Information:

http://stemuluscenter.org/nativebiz/

Contact Information:

If you have questions, you can contact Kerri Eichwald at keichwald-at-cnm.edu or 224-4000, Ext. 53299.

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