Deadline Is Tomorrow For $25K Century Business Challenge

March 30, 2015

Tuesday is the deadline to apply to win $25,000 to start a business in Century. At last report, there were five applications already submitted.

Prizes for the winner of the Century Business Challenge include space at the Century Business Center at a lease rate of $1 per year, with the possibility of an extension of that rate for two more years based on the company’s performance. They will also receive $25,000 in operating funds from the Studer Institute.  And the Century Town Council has recently approved offering the same $1 per year lease rate at the Century Business Center for the second place finisher.

The five submitted applications cover such business types as education, medical, music, sports and technology.

After applications are submitted, there will be workshops for participants before a business plan and personal financial statements are due at the end of May.

The Century Business Challenge is part of an economic development partnership of the Haas Center, the Town of Century and the Studer Institute. Applications and more information about the business challenge can be found at www.CenturyBusinessChallenge.com.

Pictured top and below: Century Business Challenge winners can chose space in the Century Business Center for $1 per year.

Comments





Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) NorthEscambia.com reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.