ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The Odessa Development Corporation and America's Small Business Development Center at U.T. Permian Basin will be awarding winners of the Odessa Business Challenge Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Odessa Regional Medical Center-East Auditorium.
Of the originally 42 businesses, only four will be awarded up to $100,000 in grants provided by the ODC, $260,000 in total.
The contest required small businesses to create a six-month business plan consisting of seminars, writing business plans, financial projections, and individual business consulting.
They were scored by five local judges through each stage of the contest including a live pitch of their ideas.
Have a small business plan and interested in competing? Odessa will be hosting the next Challenge January 2019.
For more information call SBDC at 432-552-2455 or visit their website www.utpbsbdc.com for more information.