$15k NYC Competition / by Haley Smith

Hosted by the New York Public Library, the 10th Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition awards $15k and other prizes to idea-stage (pre $10k revenue) founders in New York City. Learn more about the competition and how to get started here. 

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The New York Public Library is proud to announce the 10th Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition for New York-based startup entrepreneurs. Entrants can win  $15,000 to start their business, as well as gain practical insights about starting and growing a business while using the comprehensive small business resources at NYPL’s Business Library (SIBL).

Eligibility

  • You must live in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island *

  • Your business must be in Manhattan, The Bronx, or Staten Island

  • All businesses must have ideas or business models in the start-up phase and have earned less than $10,000

For more details see our Rules and Eligibility page.

*Please note that similar competitions are available for residents of Brooklyn and Queens.

 

Requirements

To Enter

  1. Create an account on the NY StartUP! 2019 site on FluidReview

  2. Complete the online orientation and quiz on the NY StartUP! 2019 site on FluidReview 

  3. Submit an entry form on the NY StartUP! 2019 site on FluidReview by midnight, Thursday, January 31, 2019

  4. Upload your plan in PDF format to the NY StartUP! 2019 site on FluidReview  by midnight Thursday, May 30, 2019

Prize:   $15,000
 

Contact Anne Lehmann (annelehmann@nypl.org) and Madeleine Cohen (madeleinecohen@nypl.org) if you have any questions  about the StartUp! Competition.