What is the Timeline?

Round I - Deadline

March 1​9 - May 21, 2018

Applications accepted for the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition.   

May 21 - June 1, 2018

DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition Committee will review submitted applications.  The committee will then select up to ten applicants who will be asked to submit a complete business plan. Businesses not selected to continue in the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition will be notified via email. Notifications and instructions will be provided to all applicants on or before June 1, 2018.

 

Round II

June 1 - July 9, 2018

The top ten applicants selected to proceed to round two are requested to provide a complete business plan by July 9, 2018.

July 9 - August 1, 2018

The DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition Committee will review business plans and select up to three finalists.  Businesses not selected to continue in the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition will be notified via email. Notifications will be provided to all applicants on or before August 1, 2018.

 

Round III - Final

The finalists are contacted on or before August 1, 2018. The DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition Committee hears presentations from finalists on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 or Thursday, August 30, 2018 and selects the winner. Winner and finalists are notified by August 30, 2018.

September 13, 2018​​​

DMACC Small Business Awards Dinner, winner is announced by the Foundation and receives the $10,000 prize.