$200,000 Emerging Business Competition

New York's Creative Core is looking for the most innovative and growth-oriented entrepreneur or emerging business.  Participation in the competition is limited to individuals or entry teams from the Central Upstate New York Region (Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, St. Lawrence and Tompkins Counties).  Judging will be based on 3 categories as selected by the individual or entry team:

  • $200,000 Emerging Business Competition: Company currently in existence - formally incorporated by January 20, 2011.  Revenue stream between $0 and $5 million.  $150 application fee.
  • $15,000 Innovations in Agri-Business Competition: Recognizes a company that has developed and implemented an innovative production process or technology that has significantly impacted their competitiveness or the competitiveness of the region's agricultural community.  No Application Fee. ($15,000 prize.)
  • $5,000 Business Idea Competition: Open to High School and College Students only.  $5,000 awarded to the student.  No Application Fee. ($5,000 prize).

For a copy of the Competition Rules and Regulations, and the Application, visit www.thetechgarden.com or click on this link: http://www.thetechgarden.com/programs/ny-s-creative-core-emerging-business-competition/


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December 7, 2018 Meeting Notice

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency is scheduled to meet on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 8:30 AM at the Ernest J. LaBaff Industrial Building, 19 Commerce Lane, Canton.  Meetings of the St. Lawrence County IDA - Local Development Corporation, St. Lawrence County IDA - Civic Development Corporation and St. Lawrence County Property Development Corporation will immediately follow.