How to Prepare your Submission:
Registration with Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP) - All registrants will be entered to win $100. Registration can be in the form of a written summary or video submission. Entrepreneurs can submit a 2-minute video or write a summary answering the 4 outlined questions, telling us about the business idea, and telling us about the entrepreneur's readiness to start or grow their business. Video quality will not be judged – videos can be from smartphones or go pros or however, you chose to submit.
All submissions must be emailed to
Required Registration Questions:
Tell us about your business or business idea.
What does it mean to you to be an entrepreneur?
What advice would you give to fellow entrepreneurs with disabilities or health conditions?
How has the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program helped you?
The registration period is April 1 to May 15th. Semi-finalists moving on to the business plan round will be notified by June 15th.
Business Plan Submission – Completed business plans are due September 1st.
Successful finalists who will move on to the pitch challenge will be notified September 15th.
In-person Pitch Presentation – October 8th, 2019.
The Pitch Presentation will be judged on applicant’s knowledge of their business or business idea (Know your numbers!), Business viability case, Ability to convey their message efficiently and effectively, and their overall presentation skills and preparedness.
The winner(s) of the $2000 grand prize will be announced on October 21, 2019 – The start of Small Business Week!