Steps to a Bountiful 2018 – Plan & Fund Your Business Goals & Strategy

Financial Workshop, Mini-Online Class, Mentoring, Training, Prize Money

$30,000 in Seed Money and In-Kind Prizes – Free Mentoring and Training & Chance to Win Prize Money.

The annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition is an opportunity for proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs to develop focused plans to start or grow their businesses through free mentoring and training in the competition.  Your path to a stronger plan, funding and prize money

Proposed & Startups*  –  Take Three Steps: 

 *Startup is an opened business that has not yet achieved six-straight months of profit.  Attend the workshop after you submit your application. Sign up for the quick online class and complete it over six weeks, and submit a great application during the application period January 1-17.  Chosen teams will be announced on February 16 and free competition training and mentoring training and mentoring begins on February 27.

 Existing Business Owners – Take Two Steps:

  • 1-Day Financial Workshop1)  Sign up for one of the Financial Workshops and 2)  Submit a great Application Jan 1-17.  Next, attend the Workshop you signed up for… and then Accepted Teams for the competition will be announced February 16.  See your workshop date choices below.
  • 2018 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Apply January 1-17. With Free Mentoring, Training & Prize Money!  February – May.

Existing Business Owners – HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni – Take One Step – Apply!

  • There are NO PREREQUISITES prior to applying for the BPC.  Submit a great application between January 1-17.
  • 2018 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition With Free Mentoring, Training & Prize Money!  February – May.

 Read On For More & To Get Started

  • AAS Innovation and Ent jpegCreating a Successful Business Plan-Online Class

  • bills-2557263_1280-696x464Financial Workshop for Small Business Launch & Growth
    • Understanding Cash Needs, Loan and Business Financials
    • A roll up your sleeves workshop to understand your numbers, backup your business assumptions and to fund your launch and growth goals for for 2018 and beyond.  Your Choices:
    • BPC Applicants Sign up for the workshop prior to submitting BPC Application!  Then attend the workshop and wait to hear teams announced for the competition on February 16th!           

  • 09182017.PRINT17-1715.NewspringBPC2018-768x182_webbannerHCC Newspring Business Plan Competition Timeline for proposed, startup* & existing businesses-$30,000 Cash & In-Kind Prizes!
    • January 1-17-Apply.
    • February 16-Accepted Contestants Notified.
    • March-April – Competition Training Sessions & 1-on-1 Mentoring – Five, 2-Hour Tuesday  Evening Sessions 2/27, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17.
    • Plans Due Plans Due 5/7,
    • Finalists Present to Judges 5/24.
    • To Apply:
      • Proposed & Startups-Take quick online class and financial workshop.
      • Existing business owner applicants take just the financial workshop.
      • HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni- NO Prerequisites!  Apply for the BPC January 1-17.

Questions:, 713-718-6650,




Posted November 27, 2017