Three top-notch business plans won their writers $35,000 in cash and prizes at this year’s first-ever BEC Boost. Meet the entrepreneurs (and the companies) behind the winning plans.
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David Calderon, a California high school teacher, was the mentor to two of the BEC Boost competition’s grand prize winners. I had the chance recently to ask David about his successful experience coaching his students. This is what he had to say.
In its goal to make the world a better place for mothers and babies worldwide, Maternova has enjoyed landmark achievements since winning LivePlan’s $10,000 Boost business plan competition. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Palo Alto Software announced today that it is excited to see the ongoing growth of Rhode Island-based startup, Maternova (http://www.maternova.net), the social venture [...]
If you haven’t already – you should register your LivePlan business plan into the $10,000 Boost competition. It’s open to US residents. Watch the video below for some inspiration! We look forward to seeing your winning business plan! Also – register to attend the FREE live webinar on August 7th, 10am (Pacific Time) to learn [...]
How would a check for $10,000 help your business? Start thinking about it, because the LivePlan $10,000 Boost is officially open for registrations! Open to U.S. residents only, the LivePlan $10,000 Boost is a business plan competition for users of LivePlan, the leading online business planning and tracking software. The best-written LivePlan business plan will [...]
At Bplans, we’re proud of our home state of Oregon. We’re known in this part of the country for our casual way of life, great microbrew beers, and endless recreational opportunities. But there’s another way we’re unique, and that’s our abundance of business plan competitions and angel investment groups. Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto [...]
A line from Bob Dylan’s Love Minus Zero–No Limit: She knows there’s no success like failure, and failure’s no success at all. Once upon a time at a venture competition, the evening before the event, there was a judges’ meeting in which we all introduced ourselves to each other. You can guess most of our [...]
I got an e-mail over the weekend asking me for a list of business plan competitions. That makes sense; I’ve been posting a lot about them lately, and participating in them. See recent posts: for example, business plan competitions grow up last week; and my business plan marathon series on my main blog. So, as [...]
We’re in the middle of business plan competition season, and we’re seeing some great plans, and a lot of common mistakes. We’ve assembled some of our best advice on business competitions, below. Ask Tim Berry – Tips for Business Plan Competitions Don’t Shade Your Eyes, Summarize: “I don’t care if you’re the next big thing, [...]
Palo Alto Software is sponsoring the Governor’s Business Plan Contest in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest – the nation’s first statewide, tech-based business plan competition – is accepting entries online for the 2009 competition. Entries will be accepted now through 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2009. The contest’s Grand Prize is worth $50,000 in [...]