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EnterPRize is a business building competition and accelerator providing startups with access to workshops, mentoring, and access to equity-free seed capital since 2005.

EnterPRize

About

EnterPRize is the leading Business Competition in Puerto Rico. Since 2005, GGI’s flagship startup initiative has evolved from a Business Idea Competition, to a Business Plan, and currently Business Building Competition where entrepreneurs learn methods and tools to successfully develop their ventures. In addition to education and mentoring, participants gain access to seed capital allowing them to kick start their businesses.

Program Includes:

  • 16 educational workshops

  • 3 coaching sessions

  • One-on-one coaching opportunities

  • Pitching practices and access to mentors

  • Opportunity to pitch at Demo Day in December 2018

What We Are Looking For

Startups with the following:
  • Startup based in Puerto Rico; operating for less than 5 years

  • Innovative business with potential to scale globally

  • Original project of the team

  • Revenue or pre-revenue stage, with existing prototype or MVP

  • A team with at least two members

  • No institutional investment

  • Less than $500,000 in revenues and $100,000 in liabilities since inception

  • At least one member with industry expertise preferred

  • Evidence of customer validation and early traction preferred

  • Full-time dedicated team preferred

The competition’s top three ventures will receive $50,000 in equity free seed capital by GGI: $25,000, $15,000, and $10,000, respectively. Top 3 ventures will also receive BMedia Billboard Spaces valued at $240,000+. Additionally, participants are eligible to compete for an additional $76,000 in Special Track Prizes in a series of specialty focus areas: