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Girls Start-Up Business Plan Competition

The Girls Start-Up Business Plan Competition assists our participants in setting up social enterprise business ideas and a professional website that will impact the communities in which they live. 

Empowering Young Changemakers

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Program Prizes: 

My name is Alexa Young

  • 1st Place: $10,000 Scholarship 

  • 2nd Place: $5,000 Scholarship 

  • 3rd Place: $3,000 Scholarship 

*Top 20 Semi-Finalist will present to BMO Capital Markets and supporting locations.  

*Top 10 Finalist will be provided an all expense paid trip to Miami, Florida July 25-26, 2023 to present in-person to the Grant Cardone team.

Rasta Girl

What do you get as part of the program?

Light Bulb

Innovative Ideas

Create a start-up business and website

High School Student

Business Pitch

Present business website 
to Corporate Judges

Happy College Student

College Prep

Receive college prep resources and mentorship

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Program Schedule:

Summer'23 Program Dates:

Virtual Online - 2X a Week Classes:

  • June 7 - July 28, 2023

  • Sundays 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM ET

  • Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM ET

Fall '23-Spring '24 Program Dates:

Virtual Monthly College Prep Support

  • October - November, 2023 &  January - April, 2024 

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