JWU Sponsors RI Business Plan Competition with $40K Prize

PROVIDENCE, RI – March 21, 2012 – Ready to make your business happen? Johnson & Wales University is a major sponsor of the RI Business Plan Competition, which will award more than $200,000 in prizes to winners at May's Rhode Island Business Expo.

Our entrepreneurship students aren’t the only ones launching new business plans in Providence.

Do you have a seed stage company, new business or early-stage company with an have an idea or concept, but have not generated income yet?

You the opportunity to submit your business plans for review, and win a $40,000 cash prize.

The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition has three different tracks:

Entrepreneur
Open to any entrepreneur or would-be entrepreneur.

Students
Open to students enrolled in and attending an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level. All key members of the team must be students.

Special Award
Open to those developing a technology business. The most promising companies will share the $200,000 in cash and “in-kind prizes.”

Learn how JWU is helping to build the Providence community and boost Rhode Island’s economy.