“StartUP Bristol” is a business plan competition to encourage small business owners and entrepreneurs to locate or expand in Bristol. For purposes of this project, a business startup is defined as a company that is in the initial stages of operation (under three years of operation) with the intent of growing in the near future. Ideally, the company is developing a product or service for which there is demand. Startups interested in applying for this competition may:
A limited number of grant awards ranging from $20,000 to as high as $50,000 will be made to eligible businesses at the sole discretion of the Committee. Award decisions will be based on scoring criteria, including but not limited to:
How to Apply
2017 application period will begin March 21, 2017 and ends April 11, 2017. To apply or get more details, click HERE.
You can review the guidelines and download an application below.
For more information, call the
Bristol Development Authority at 860-584-6185.