If you think your business idea might be a winner, put it to the test! 504ward is calling out to all entrepreneurs who believe they have a winning idea and inviting them to enter their $100,000 Business Competition. You must be willing to move to New Orleans and your business idea must be able to retain and engage the 23 to 35 year old demographic found within the city.
The winning entrepreneur will receive the $100,000 cash prize, strategic business consulting and a customized execution plan with The Idea Village, as well as professional services and resources offered by businesses within the community.
All applicants must follow these 3 guidelines:
- Your business idea must be a for-profit venture or a program/project of a for-profit venture.
- You must be able to show that your project or business will be able to retain the 23-35 year old demographic in New Orleans
- Your idea must also have a high potential for long-term sustainability.
All first round applications are due at 5:04pm CST on Thursday, December 4th, 2008. For more information visit the Business Competition Overview page on the 504ward website.