Prize Package Details!

  • $10,000

    • Prize money will be made available to the winner in the form of a check.
  • Municipal Beta-Testing

    • Commitment from the City of Buffalo to continue to beta test the winning submission as long as the winner continues to develop and iterate on submission.

  • Individualized Business Assistance Package
    (Provided by the Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center)

    • Package is designed to help the winner develop a full business operational plan, develop financial projections, and identify potential funding sources.This package offers fifteen (15) hours of technical assistance support, which includes: 
      • Start-up / Growth Technical Assistance

        • Business Plan Development or Analysis
        • Financial Projection Preparation
        • Target Market Identification
        • Marketing Analysis
      • Financial Technical Assistance

        • Identify borrowing need
        • Development of Sources & Uses Chart
        • Identification of potential funders
        • Application assistance
  • Angel Investor Pitch Meeting