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Female Entrepreneurs, Creators, Innovators and Inventors, Leaders of Opinion is looking for women that need capital and professional services to launch a new business OR expand an existing business model.

This competition is open to individuals and companies throughout Florida.

Our Most Valuable Pitch (MVP) event will give women the opportunity to receive funding, mentoring and to make meaningful business connections.

$25,000 GRAND PRIZE

Composed of funding and professional services to propel your business forward to the next level.


WHAT OUR LEADERS ARE LOOKING FOR

In order to be eligible to compete, the contestant must meet the following criteria:

  • In business at least 12 months

  • At least 51% woman-owned business

  • Applicant agrees to abide by the Contest Rules as detailed on Leaders of Opinion site

  • Applicant’s Business must be registered and must have a Federal EIN.

  • Non-refundable $55 application fee must be satisfied

HOW YOU WILL BE SCORED
  • 40% Overall quality of written business plan

  • 25% Viability of Financial Plan

  • 20% Applicant telephone interview with Judge

  • 10% Final Presentation at the Luncheon 2018 MVP event

  • 5% 5 minute Pitch Video

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IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
  • August 18 – Registration Opens

  • September 22nd, 2017- Exclusive Opportunity/I Am Brave event pitch plan submittal deadline

  • September 30th, 2017 – I Am Brave Event Pitches and 1 semi-finalist chosen

  • December 4th, 2017 – MVP event plan submittal deadline

  • January 16th, 2018- 20 semi-finalists announced

  • Feb 13th, 2018 - 5-min video pitch deadline

  • February 21th, 2018 – 10 semi finalists announced

  • February 26th-March 2nd - Finalist phone interview with judges.

  • March 9th, 2017 – 6 finalists announced

  • April 19th, 2018 - Business Plan Competition awards event in Tampa, FL. Final presentations and 2018 MVP winner will be announced.

INTENT TO COMPETE

Fill out the form below to be considered for the competition.

1 Personal Information
2 Business Information
3 About Your Business
4 Application Fee
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