Judging Criteria

What are the Judging Criteria?

The judges will evaluate each business proposal based on the following criteria:

  1. Attractiveness of the business model
  2. Market opportunity and competitive positioning
  3. Team quality and experience
  4. Social / environmental impact of the business idea
  5. Overall attractiveness of the venture, both financially and socially, including probability of successful launch
  6. Quality and effectiveness of final presentation (in the event the applicant becomes a finalist and is invited to present)

What Prizes are Available?

Meaningful cash and non-cash prizes will be awarded to the winner, and runner-up.  More information on prizes to be made available during early 2017