JEDCO Entrepreneur Challenge Application

Contact Name:
Business Name:
Company Website:
Contact E-mail:
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Company Facebook Page:
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Is your company located in Jefferson Parish? Where?

If your company is not located in Jefferson Parish, what is your connection to JP? Do you have plans to move to Jefferson Parish (This can be where you live, where your largest customer base is, where your investors live/work, etc.)?

What do you think are the strengths of doing business in Jefferson Parish ?

How many years has your business been operating?

Is your business a for-profit company?

Current revenue for 2016?

How many employees do you have?

At what stage is your business (250 words or less)?

Please describe your business or business concept (200 words or less)?

Who is your target market? How big is it, and do you expect it to change over time (500 words or less)?

How does your company make money (200 words or less)?

What/who is your competition (500 words or less)?

What is your competitive advantage? What sets your company apart? What are you doing that is new or innovative (500 words or less)?

Do you have financial projections for your company? Where do you want your company to be performing in five years (500 words or less)?

What are the key challenges facing your business right now (500 words or less)?

Which of the following would be most valuable for your business?

If "other" was chosen for the above, why (200 words or less)?

Why are you the right entrepreneur for this business? Please explain what relevant experience you have (500 words or less).

Are you a founder of this business? If you have partners/founders/investors, please list their role/responsibilities (500 words or less).

What are the qualification of your management team (500 words or less)?

What do you hope to accomplish by participating in the JEDCO Entrepreneur Challenge? Why is this the right time for your business to participate (500 words or less)?

Last year, our winner received over $20,000 in cash. What would you do with the prize money (500 words or less)?

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