The 2021 Carroll Biz Challenge
Welcome to the 2021 Carroll Biz Challenge! You're on your way to great connections, loads of publicity and a shot at $5,000 cash, plus thousands more in valuable prizes. To enter, simply fill out and submit the application below. If you start the application and need to comeback to complete it later, be sure to click save at the bottom and you can return at anytime. Once your application is submitted, you can revise it at anytime up until May 31 at 11:59:59. Good luck!
Personal Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Are you applying as a solo entrepreneur or a startup team?
solo entrepreneur 
startup team 
Are you eligible to submit an application for this competition?
By checking this box I am acknowledging that I am eligible to apply for the Biz Challenge.  See eligibility.
Business Overview
In this section, please share a brief overview of your business.
Company Name:
( Uploading a logo is optional )
Tell us about your startup business in one sentence. Please use 140 characters or less.
Tell us about your startup business in one paragraph.
Company URL:   ( Company url is optional )
Pitch Video URL:   ( Pitch video url is optional )
Business Details
Answer the questions below about your business idea.
How did you come up with this business idea
Why do you think this business is necessary?
What is your revenue model?
How will your business operate and make money?
How much will you charge for your product or service?
What challenges can you anticipate to your pricing model?
Who is your target market?
Who will your customers be?
How do you plan to aquire new customers?
Who is your competition?
Try to list three potential competitors. These can be businesses which provide a similar or related product or service.
What is your "competitive advantage"?
How will your business be different from and better than your competitors?
What resources would you need to start your business?
Money, time, expertise, technology? If your business will take significant investment to start, how will you obtain that investment?
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