WDCEP Business Plan Competition Open for Entries

Are you an entrepreneur? Does your business need $100,000? Then consider being a part of WDCEP’s third annual Business Plan Competition, presented by Capital One Bank. The winner will be awarded a $100,000 investment prize from Enhanced and Advantage Capital Partners through the DC Certified Capital Program, but that’s not all. In addition, the winner will also receive the following goodies: $15,000 worth of legal consultation from Venable, LLP, $5,000 worth of signage from Gelberg signs, $2,500 worth of accounting and tax planning services from the Reznick Group, $2,500 worth of marketing from Black Lab Advisory, twenty hours of geek squad assistance and an Apple iPad from Best Buy for Business and a $100 Staples gift card.

In an effort to assist entrepreneurs and potential applicants, the WDCEP has combined efforts with Capital One Bank and Venable, LLP to offer workshops on how to write a business plan, develop a financial plan and present a business plan to investors. Capital One Bank will advise workshop attendees on how to write a business plan and give insight on what investors are really looking for.

The WDCEP Business Plan Competition is now open for entries. The application, rules and guidelines are available for download at www.wdcep.com. The goal of the WDCEP Business Plan competition is to encourage entrepreneurship, innovation and job creation in Washington DC. For more information please contact Daour Diawara at ddiawara@wdcep.com or 202-661-8673.

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