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2021 San Angelo Business Plan Competition

The Annual San Angelo Business Plan Competition is a three-phase business plan competition open to those who want to develop a new business or expand an existing business in San Angelo with cash prizes totaling $70K.


Competition officials may award up to a total of $70,000 in Cash Prizes!

1st Place - $40,000

2nd Place - $20,000

3rd Place - $10,000

In-Kind: In-kind services donated by local businesses will also be awarded and are worth thousands of dollars in total.

How to Apply

The competition is made up of three phases. Phase I is the first entry point and consists of a two-page business overview along with the entry form which are due in early August each year.

  1. Review Competition Guidelines
    Review the guidelines to learn about the three different phases of the Business Plan Competition, the requirements at each phase, competition submission deadlines, and resources available to assist you throughout the competition.

  2. Complete the Entry Form & Business Overview Online
    The Entry Form and two-page business overview are required as your initial entry into the business plan competition. Please view the form for additional details and instructions. Please complete the online form and upload your two-page business overview by August 2, 2021 at 5pm.
San Angelo To Go wins business plan competition, 40,000 check

Last Year’s Winner

San Angelo To Go food delivery company won first place in the 2020 San Angelo Business Plan Competition.

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Competition Coordinators and Judges

The Competition Coordinators are The City of San Angelo Development Corporation (COSADC), ASU Norris-Vincent College of Business (NVCOB), and the ASU Small Business Development Center (SBDC). 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 Coordinators and the Judging Panel are considered the “Competition Officials.” The competition is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to develop viable business plans that will create new ventures or expand existing businesses in San Angelo.


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