How it Works
The Accelerate Sheboygan County Business Challenge is a program designed to assist entrepreneurs and innovators to further their ideas. Each idea submitted is evaluated by professionals and receives guidance free from the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation or the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay.
5 Ideas will win a $1,000 grant in advance to go towards business services and drive the idea forward. The grand prize award of $10,000 will be announced in December after the business ideas are presented.
Accelerate Sheboygan County is a public private effort to provide outreach and engagement solutions to attract, retain, and encourage business resiliency and a more diverse and inclusive community essential to growth.
2022 Business Challenge Timeline
2022 Business Challenge Deadline
The application deadline for 2022's business challenge is October 1st, 2022. Applications submitted after this deadline will be considered for the 2023 business challenge. Complete the online or PDF application form above to be considered.
First Awards Announced & Presentations
Up to five ideas will win $1,000. If your idea is in the top five, you will have the opportunity to pitch your idea to business professionals and investors to gain further support and compete for the $10,000 grand prize.
Grand Prize Winner Announced
After presentations from the five initial $1,000 award winners, one grand prize winner will be chosen. This winner will be awarded up to $10,000 in reimbursable business expenses to expand and grow their business. Winner will also have the opportunity to pitch their idea at the New North Hatch Pitch on December 2nd for a chance to win an additional $2000,
Accelerate Sheboygan County is proudly sponsored by
Contributing five $1,000 awards
Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation
508 New York Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081, USA