A business plan competition for startup or emerging businesses whose measure of success includes playing an active role in Flint’s revitalization.
As a community-led effort, we need your help. Specifically, we need people passionate about Flint and entrepreneurship to offer support, both financial and in-kind services.
Please click the link below to learn more about sponsorship levels and how you can support Flint today!
Support the Next Generation of Great, Flint Entrepreneurs Now.
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- Open to individuals, groups, for-profit or non-profit entities;
- Venture’s mission or measure of success must include positively impacting the greater Flint area;
- Venture must have plans to be sustainable on earned revenue;
- Less than $500,000 cumulative revenue since establishment;
- Submitted ventures may not be a wholly owned subsidiary of an existing entity; and
- If new concept, team must demonstrate relevant experience or partnerships with issue-area/industry experts.
THE WINNER OF DRIVE FLINT WILL RECEIVE ADMISSION TO AN IMPACT INVESTMENT FELLOWSHIP ARRANGED BY MICHIGAN CORPS VALUED AT $5,000, A CASH PRIZE AND SUITE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DONATED BY LOCAL BUSINESSES. AT THIS TIME, OUR GOAL IS TO AWARD A CASH PRIZE OF AT LEAST $10,000. ULTIMATELY THE CASH AWARD WILL DEPEND ON THE AMOUNT RAISED... PLEASE HELP US REACH AND EXCEED THIS GOAL!