Welcome to the GreenLight!
The GreenLight East Jordan Business Model Competitions will bring together businesses that have been in existence for one year or less with new start-up ventures.
Competitors who impress a panel of judges can win up to $15,000 in cash prizes, as well as network with angel and venture capital investors and other entrepreneurs from the local area. The top winner of the GreenLight East Jordan will receive an automatic bid into the GreenLight Michigan event held in East Lansing in March 2017, where the top prize is $25,000 with a total of $50,000 in prizes. Coordinated and sponsored by Spartan Innovations, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and local businesses and organizations, the event aims to expand entrepreneurship and small business success in the East Jordan and Northern Michigan area.
*Have a well thought out business idea? You are welcome to apply!
*Competition is open to all - students and business professionals.
*If you have a registered business entity, you must be a State of Michigan based business that has been in existence for one year or less (earliest incorporation date of 10/13/15).
*Winning funds are to be utilized to start or propel business ventures in each local competition area.