Judging Round 1 – Apply to Compete
The Competition Committee will score each eligible business concept in order to determine the top scoring entries that advance to Round 2.
Business Concepts will be judged on the following criteria:
Round 1 is judged by the Competition Committee, consisting of one representative each from:
- The Nature Conservancy
- Haa Aaní Community Development Fund/ Haa Aaní ,LLC
- University of Alaska Southeast
Judging Round 2 – Development of Business Plan and Concept
An independent panel of judges, selected by the Competition Committee, will score entries for Round 2 and will select two winners. One winner will be the highest scoring rural entry and the second will be the highest scoring entry from the remaining business plans.
Round 2 participants will receive detailed information for Business Plan entry requirements and content at the Boot Camp Weekend.