Through its two annual Business Plan Competitions, GLEQ offers Michigan’s new ventures entrepreneurial education, one-to-one coaching, connections to resources, and exposure to investors. The Spring GLEQ Business Plan Competition features cash prizes up to $25,000 and the $100,000 SmartZone Award!
The Competitions are often the first level of experience innovators have in vying for attention and funding. Win or lose, they come away with valuable feedback that helps focus future efforts and strategies.
Important Spring Competition Dates:
Wed, March 28 – Registration closes & teams are matched with coaches.
April 30 – Business Plan, Financials, SmartZone Letter of Recommendation due.
Mon, May 14 – Executive summaries & business plans due.
Tue, June 12 – Awards announced at the GLEQ Awards Banquet at the James B. Henry Center, Michigan State University, Lansing.