Riverside Business Week – Young Entrepreneur Award

California Inland Empire Small Business Development Center is investing in the next generation of business owners by offering $2000 to a Young Entrepreneur in the Inland area.

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1. A cash prize of $2,000 sponsored by the Arlington, Downtown, EastHills, Hunter Park, La Sierra, and  Magnolia Center Business Councils to be presented during Riverside Business Week.
2. Opportunity to be a featured presenter at the Riverside Business Expo & Mixer on Thursday, June 19,  2014.


1. Entries are open to persons 18 through 35 who have owned/operated a business for at least a year and  the business is located in Riverside. Applicant must be the business principal/owner.
2. Submission must include a business plan along with a 3-5 minute video answering at least three of the  following questions:
a. How did you start your business?
b. What problem does your business solve with its products and services?
c. Where do you see your business in the next five years?
d. What advantages do you see in having your start-up in Riverside?
e. How would you put $2,000 to use?


1. Starting May 9, 2014, business plans and videos will be accepted for consideration. Submission deadline  is June 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM.
2. Preferred method of submission: Email the following to kstraine@riverside-chamber.com  Business Plan – PDF (Include contact information and business tax ID)  Video – Link to online posting through YouTube, Vimeo, etc.


Download submission details HERE.

Eva Smith

Founder & Editor at Inland Moms
Eva Smith is wife to a former Marine. They have a blended family of 3 children and 1 grand child. A Cloud Computing Engineer by trade, she splits her time between Engineering & Social Entrepreneurship. She enjoys dancing, traveling & wearable tech gadgets, especially her Google Glass.She blogs at www.TechFoodLife.com

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