The GreenLight Business Model Competition is a startup event series that brings together entrepreneurs and small business supporters from all over the State of Michigan. In addition to networking with innovators and venture capital investors from across Michigan, participants pitch their new business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges for a chance at winning up to $50,000 in prizes.
East Lansing's event marks the statewide conclusion of a series of regional pitch competitions designed to support entrepreneurial activity in Michigan. Finalists from GreenLight: Flint and GreenLight: Port Huron present their plans for judges' support on March 31 as well.
Have a great idea of your own? The GreenLight Business Model Competition is open to businesses that have been in existence for one year or less as new start-up ventures.
Which new ideas will get the GreenLight? Come cheer for your favorite startup ideas, check out the best pitches and network with Michigan's vibrant community of starters, supporters, makers and do-ers.
The GreenLight Business Model Competition was created by Spartan Innovations, MSUFCU, LEAP, MEDC, and the Michigan State University Innovation Center have also collaborated on working together to serve as a hub for entrepreneurship in the greater Lansing area.
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The Business Model submission will be taken up till 11:59pm of Sunday.
The finalists of the competition will be announced. These will be the teams and companies that will be competing.
In depth mentor session for the finalists. Gain valuable tips and practical advice!
Finalist presentations are due!
The GreenLight Michigan Business Model Competition will take place on March 31, 2015. This East Lansing event, attended by hundreds of business leaders and startups, would not be possible without the support of our corporate and individual sponsors. Contributing to GreenLight directly helps emerging Michigan professionals become successful entrepreneurs and business leaders, and help launch new companies.
In addition to helping grow and diversify Michigan’s economy, sponsoring GreenLight
provides opportunities to network with startups, business leaders, and successful
entrepreneurs. Sponsor logos and company descriptions are included in the event
program, website and social media outreach. Total benefits package includes:
- Special recognition with company name and logo included in event signage, program and on the GreenLight website.
- Special recognition during event.
- Special recognition in social media to all participants and audience.
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Make check out to Michigan State University and mail to Spartan Innovations, 325 E. Grand River Ave. Suite 355, East Lansing MI 48823.
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