2018 Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition

Applications for the 2018 Ropp Triplett Business Plan competition are now available!

Application Submission Guidelines

Please include in your application:

  1. Contact Information: your name, title, other owners/partners, address, phone, e-mail
  2. Business information: business name, logo, tag line, applicant’s name, type of business, if different from the above please include address, phone, e-mail
  3. Indicate which contest START-UPS AND EMERGING BUSINESS CONTEST or BLUFFTON SMALL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT CONTEST.
  4. Brief overview of your business. If possible, please include some of the following:
    1. Overall business concept
    2. Analysis of the industry or business category
    3. Targeted market segment
    4. Features of the product or service you provide
    5. Competitive advantage of your business

Application should have four headers/sections: 1. CONTACT INFORMATION, 2. Business information etc. to help with legibility.

Application fee: $150 (non-refundable); college Student’s fee: $75
Submission deadline: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Checks made out to: Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs

Bring application and registration fee the February 21, 2018 class session.

Questions? Contact:

Eric Berdin, Executive Director, (419) 672-9076
Dawn Stechschulte, Graduate Assistant

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