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RI Business Plan Competition Launches 2011 Competition

Published on October 6, 2010


The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition launched its 2011 competition today and announced a kick-off event to be held on Wednesday, October 27th from 5:00 ‚?? 6:30 p.m. at the RI Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RI-CIE).

The competition, a public-private partnership of companies, universities and colleges, and state agencies promotes entrepreneurship and development of start-up and early stage companies within the state.  This year‚??s competition will be organized along two tracks, a Student Track for those enrolled in college or graduate school and an Entrepreneur Track for everyone else, whether or not they already have started a business.

Last year‚??s winners and finalists took home more than $195,000 in prizes and will attend the October 27th kick-off event to share their experiences.  Pre-registration for this event is required and can be completed at http://www.ri-bizplan.com/

Click here to read the full press release

Click here to read more about the RI Business Plan Competition

Click here for directions to RI-CIE

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