This 8-county Business Concept competition will award $24,000 in cash and professional services to the top two finishers. This is your chance to finally get that amazing idea developed into a business! For details and more information visit the San Joaquin Entrepreneur website.The 2016 San Joaquin Entrepreneur Challenge is open to residents and businesses located in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne counties in Northern California. The Challenge is soliciting promising business ideas from start-up and early stage businesses. Businesses that have been in business for a number of years, and have significant recurring sales will not be eligible for this event. All applicants will be screened by a panel of reviewers down to a maximum of 20 applicants. This screening will focus on selecting up to 20 of the most interesting, compelling, and highest potential ideas to invite to compete in the 2016 SJ Entrepreneur’s Challenge.
Entry to the Challenge is now closed.