March, 2017

31MaralldayalldayThriveNorth Business Challenge Entry Deadline(All Day: Friday) Online

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Pitch your business idea and win up to $10,000 to help launch or grow your business. Showcase your business, in your community. Applications for the third annual ThriveNorth Business Challenge are now open!

The ThriveNorth Business Challenge is an open competition where young people aged 18-39 from the Northwest region of B.C. can showcase their business ideas and get the support they need to make them a reality.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.

2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge Categories:

  • Best New Business (18-28 years old): a business at any stage prior to launch, by an entrepreneur between the ages of 18 and 28
  • Best New Business (29-39 years old): a business at any stage prior to launch, by an entrepreneur between the ages of 29 and 39
  • Best Growth Opportunity (18-39 years old): a business currently in operations looking to expand through increased staff, new locations or new products and services

The semifinals will take place between May 1-2 in Terrace and May 3-4 in Prince Rupert. The finals will be held in Prince Rupert on May 17 and 18, 2017.

While all applicants will be given the opportunity to take part in online pitch training, semi-finalists and finalists will receive exclusive resources and one-on-one coaching to make their pitch even stronger. Winners from each category will receive $10,000, and there will also be audience award worth $5,000.

  Find Out More  

Questions about the application process?
Contact Katy Carr (250-639-4633) during office hours on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. PST.

Time

All Day (Friday)

Location

Online

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