Organized by The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, the VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge will provide seasoned entrepreneurs with an exclusive opportunity to expand their ventures.VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge with $50K in Prizes Open For Applicants.
Semifinalists will be chosen from a pool of applicants and will receive unique pitch coaching before submitting their final pitch. In addition to competing for $50,000 in prizes, finalists will also have the unique opportunity to receive elite growth coaching over the course of three weeks.
TheVet SmallBiz Growth Challenge will culminate in a one day, Grand Finale event held at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, March 3rd. In addition to prizes for the first, second and third place entrepreneurs, cash prizes will also be awarded in three additional categories: Best Venture Impacting Veterans, Most Innovative, and Best Social Venture.
Applications are open now until December 18th. The competition is open to all United States service members and veteran entrepreneurs. Additional eligibility requirements and information regarding the VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge, including applications, can be found here.