Space Florida and Innovation Coast Announce NW Florida Tech Business Plan Competition

space_florida_logoPENSACOLA, FL, April 1, 2014 (Space Florida PR) – Innovation Coast, Space Florida, and the Florida Small Business Development Council (SBDC) Network are joining forces for an exciting high-tech business plan competition that will help innovators jumpstart big ideas in a variety of tech fields.

Open to businesses and entrepreneurs across the Southeast, the 2014 Innovation Awards will showcase 10 semifinalists and 10 finalists in an event that will enable them to present their business cases to venture capitalists, angel investors and financiers. In addition to having the opportunity to present to potential funding sources, first place winners will be awarded $100,000 and second place winners will receive an award of $50,000. Both the awards will come from Space Florida sponsorship, the State of Florida’s spaceport authority and aerospace development agency.

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