Southeast Business Plan Competition

Rules of the Road:
Must be headquartered in the 80910 or 80916 zip codes.
Must be new businesses ( less than two years old).
No franchises, medical marijuana, adult shops, nonprofits or multilevel marketing companies are allowed.
Expansions are allowed if the headquarters are in Southeast Colorado Springs.
Must obtain license and DBA in six months and then open the doors within six months.
Must be a legal resident of the U.S.
Must have taken business classes or workshops -- proof is required for finalists.
Family members and staff of Colorado Publishing House employees are not eligible. 

Your name: 

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* 1. Your name: 

Your email address:

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* 2. Your email address:

Your phone number: 

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* 3. Your phone number: 

Have you completed Thrive or business startup classes with the Small Business Development Center? Have you taken any business courses with Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado College or UCCS? Describe the courses.

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* 4. Have you completed Thrive or business startup classes with the Small Business Development Center? Have you taken any business courses with Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado College or UCCS? Describe the courses.

How does your business serve the community?

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* 5. How does your business serve the community?

Describe your business. Please include the following:
- similar businesses in the same zip codes
- financial projections for the next three years
- Why will you be open in three years? 
- Who is your demographic?
- What is your marketing plan?
- How many employees will you have at the end of your first year in operation?
- Is this a home-based business?
- Does your busienss require specific certifications or insurance? 

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* 6. Describe your business. Please include the following:
- similar businesses in the same zip codes
- financial projections for the next three years
- Why will you be open in three years? 
- Who is your demographic?
- What is your marketing plan?
- How many employees will you have at the end of your first year in operation?
- Is this a home-based business?
- Does your busienss require specific certifications or insurance? 

Have you had a business before? What did you learn?

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* 7. Have you had a business before? What did you learn?

Why are you interested in doing business in Southeast Colorado Springs? 

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* 8. Why are you interested in doing business in Southeast Colorado Springs? 

Do you have any other connections to Southeast Colorado Springs?

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* 9. Do you have any other connections to Southeast Colorado Springs?

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