This isn't bailout money, this is sustenance for the sustainable:
The Green Business Competition is a groundbreaking platform to promote emerging green businesses in New York. The competition will reward investment funds to companies that have the ability to revolutionize their industry by working with our ecological resources while creating economic opportunities.
Through participation in the competition, companies will gain valuable exposure to financial institutions, venture capitalists, consumers, prominent business leaders, government officials, and the media to help ignite the green economy. The Green Business Competition will be the first competition of its kind to showcase small businesses across all industries as the foundation of New York's emerging green economy.
Below are only some of the prizes. Check out the rest here:
1st Place: $8,000
2nd Place: $1,000
Office Space provided by Green Spaces:
1st Place: 1 year of desk rental ($6000)
2nd Place: 6 months of desk rental ($3000)
3rd Place: 3 months of lounge space ($675)
Website Development and Support provided by Squarespace:
1st Place: Design of your company's website (up to $2000) + 1 year of web hosting ($360)
2nd Place: 6 months of web hosting ($180)
3rd Place: 6 months of web hosting ($180)
DEADLINE: March 22nd, 2009