The Women’s Enterprise Development Center Inc. has extended the deadline for applications from Hudson Valley entrepreneurs who wish to to take part in the annual InnovateHer competition.
To enter, email a business plan that includes two years of financial projections to Sylvia Herzog at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5 p.m. on May 5.
Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the contest aims to identify business owners who create a product or service that has a measurable impact on the lives of women and families, has the potential for commercialization and fills a need in the marketplace.
Winners of local competitions will advance to the semi-final round. From there, 10 finalists will be chosen to attend the National InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge in Washington, D.C., in mid-2017. Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their products to a panel of judges and compete for a total of $70,000 in prizes.
For more information on the SBA InnovateHer 2017 Challenge visit challenge.gov.