Winners of the Odessa Business Challenge to be announced Thursday

Winners of the Odessa Business Challenge to be announced Thursday
(Source: America’s Small Business Development Center at U.T. Permian Basin)
(Source: America’s Small Business Development Center at U.T. Permian Basin)

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.

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