Criteria for Selection of Semi-Finalists and Winners

 

Criteria* Business Plan Component Weight
Business Model, Mission, Vision & Objectives (entrepreneurial spirit, mission & vision, logic & feasibility; realistic & sound objectives) ·       Opportunity, Vision, Mission
·       Social Value Proposition
·       Business model
20%
Market Strategies & Competitive Analysis (soundness; depth of market knowledge) ·       SWOT Analysis
·       Market Analysis and Marketing Plan
20%
Design & Development Plan (logic, implementability, comprehensiveness of business model; supportive of the social value proposition) ·       Operations
·       Six Month Startup or Development Plan
20%
Management & Organization Plan (cohesiveness & efficiency) ·       Management & Human Resource Requirements 10%
Financial Plan ·       Financing Requirements and Sources of Funds
·       Financial Projections for first 3 years
20%
Written Plan/Pitch  Presentation
(Clear, concise, well-written/well-presented interesting business plan)
  10%