The Bridgeport Business Challenge

A Public-Private Partnership to create jobs by investing in the drive, talent and ideas of the residents of the Park City.

$50,000 in startup and growth grants  

For ideas to start or grow a business in Bridgeport

Submissions due  October 13 at


September 14  Info session at 6 pm at UB Cox Student Center. We will discuss the entry and judging process and answer your questions. Those for whom this is their first business plan competition are especially encouraged to attend.

September 29  Training  session at MOCO, 211 State St., third floor,  6-8 pm on how to complete application. Register

  • Pullman & Comley attorneys have donated their time and will be available from 4-6 pm if you want to discuss alternative legal structures for your business

October 15 – Finalists will be notified via email

October 19 6-8 pmZoom practice pitch session

October 20 6-8 pm Top 10 entries will deliver a 3-minutes PowerPoint pitch to a panel of judges, who will allocate the startup and growth grants.

 Help create jobs and opportunities for others while pursuing your passion: Let us help you to start or grow a business.

A copy of this announcement is at

For questions contact Mike Roer at

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