The San Angelo Business Plan Competition 2017 is a three-phase business plan competition with cash prizes and in-kind prizes donated by local businesses. The Competition Coordinators are: The Business Factory, ASU Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and ASU College of Business (COB). A Judging Panel will be assembled from a pool of successful entrepreneurs, business leaders, financial professionals, and other economic development supporters in San Angelo. The competition is an opportunity for entrepreneusrs to develop viable business plans that will create new ventures or expand existing businesses in San Angelo.
In brief, a business plan is a comprehensive document that provides an organized view of a specific business idea. A business plan should reflect the vision of a market opportunity and serve as a blueprint for the future development of the busines.
One-on-one assistance in preparing a Business Overview and Business Plan is available by calling the ASU Small Business Development Center at 325-942-2098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A student team from the ASU College of Business will assist the SBDC certified business advisors in working with constestants on developing their Business Overview and Business Plan, along with helping to administer the competition.
The SBDC also provides free workshops on various components required to develop a business plan. All workshops will be in the Business Resource Center (BRC) Training Room located at 69 N. Chadbourne Street in San Angelo. Other SBDC workshop schedules and registration information are available online at www.sbdc.angelo.edu.