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Liftoff Houston Business Plan Competition

Liftoff Houston Business Plan Competition With Liftoff Houston, 3 entrepreneurs will each win $10K to start their own business! Liftoff Houston!

is the City of Houston’s first business plan competition. The competition is a collaborative effort between Capital One Bank, Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO), and is designed to engage and empower Houstonians seeking to start a business using the robust resources available through HPL and OBO. The competition will take place in over a 6 month period. Appli

is the City of Houston’s first business plan competition. The competition is a collaborative effort between Capital One Bank, Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO), and is designed to engage and empower Houstonians seeking to start a business using the robust resources available through HPL and OBO. The competition will take place in over a 6 month period. Appli

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Modular housing. A seaweed farm. And VR maritime training. Our Innovation Category pitches were revolutionary, indeed! A...
11/06/2022

Modular housing. A seaweed farm. And VR maritime training. Our Innovation Category pitches were revolutionary, indeed!

A round of applause for Terri Nguyen, Sean Carroll, and Aditya Aggarwal. It has been a pleasure getting to know you throughout the competition, and keep in touch as you get your businesses off the ground!

Houston Public Library

These phenomenal women pitched their businesses in the Service Category and our judges were impressed! Congratulations t...
11/06/2022

These phenomenal women pitched their businesses in the Service Category and our judges were impressed!

Congratulations to Kimberly Evans, Charmeyce Buck and Frerika Varlack, and Dr. Natasha Roberts... as Mayor Sylvester Turner said after he announced the winners... "always keep dreaming!" Best of luck, and thank you for being part of Liftoff Houston.

Houston Public Library

And the results for the Product Category are..... Kudos to Stefanie Jones, Suzanne Knobel, and Hannah Le for bringing th...
11/06/2022

And the results for the Product Category are.....

Kudos to Stefanie Jones, Suzanne Knobel, and Hannah Le for bringing their A-games on Pitch Day! This is only the beginning and we wish you much success in your entrepreneurship journeys.

Houston Public Library

Big congratulations to our 2022 Grand Prize Winners!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 Each will take home $10,000 in seed money for their small bu...
11/05/2022

Big congratulations to our 2022 Grand Prize Winners!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 Each will take home $10,000 in seed money for their small business!

🏆 Service Category: Tasha Roberts, Activate Drip Spa

🏆 Product Category: Hannah Le, RE.STATEMENT

🏆 Innovation Category: Aditya Aggarwal, MaritimeXR

Houston Public Library

VOTE NOW for your LiftOff Houston FAN FAVORITE INNOVATION Category: (30 minute availability)
11/05/2022
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VOTE NOW for your LiftOff Houston FAN FAVORITE INNOVATION Category: (30 minute availability)

11/05/2022
Liftoff Houston: Pitch Day 2022

Pitch Day is live now! Who will will $10,000 to start their own business?! Don’t forget to vote for your Fam Favorite!

Congratulations to our 2022 Finalists! 🎉🎉🎉Join us on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Julia Ideson Building, 550 McKin...
11/03/2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Finalists! 🎉🎉🎉Join us on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Julia Ideson Building, 550 McKinney, to watch them pitch their businesses for a chance to win $10,000. Also help us vote for your Fan Favorites! You can also vote and watch virtually by streaming Pitch Day live on our page or at houstontx.gov/HTV. Fan Favorites need your vote to win… help us spread the word!

Happy to see the success of black-owned businesses, including  past Liftoff Houston winners Camellia Alise and Wandersta...
08/20/2022

Happy to see the success of black-owned businesses, including past Liftoff Houston winners Camellia Alise and Wanderstay Houston Hostel. We celebrate them during and throughout the year!

A shoutout also goes to Mo’ Better Brews, who visited with Abigail Gonzalez from the U.S. Small Business Administration Houston District Office, as well as Lalla Morris and Porscha Jackson from the The Office of Business Opportunity.

¡Aprenda cómo ganar $10,000 para comenzar su pequeña empresa con Liftoff Houston! Las solicitudes se vencen a las 2 p.m....
08/19/2022
Premios de $10,000: anuncian una competencia para ayudar a emprendedores de Houston

¡Aprenda cómo ganar $10,000 para comenzar su pequeña empresa con Liftoff Houston! Las solicitudes se vencen a las 2 p.m. del Viernes, 19 de Agosto!

El programa busca ayudar a pequeños empresarios de Houston donde pueden participar y concursar por $10,000 que fueron anunciados por el alcalde Sylvester Turner. Aquí te decimos cómo inscribirse.

Connect with Liftoff Houston winners who have taken their businesses past the startup phase! At our Winners Panel, they ...
08/11/2022

Connect with Liftoff Houston winners who have taken their businesses past the startup phase! At our Winners Panel, they will share their entrepreneurship journeys and how they made it to the final stages of the competition to win the grand prize! Register here: bit.ly/LOH-WinnersPanel22

Don't forget to sign up for our virtual Liftoff Houston Orientation, a required event to advance in the competition or t...
08/05/2022

Don't forget to sign up for our virtual Liftoff Houston Orientation, a required event to advance in the competition or to receive your Certificate of Completion in the Educational Pathway. Registration link is at www.liftoffhouston.com.

 to Liftoff Houston 2021, where these three women pitched their businesses and won $10,000! Applications are now open at...
07/29/2022

to Liftoff Houston 2021, where these three women pitched their businesses and won $10,000! Applications are now open at www.liftoffhouston.com... don't forget the deadline is 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19!

2021 Winners:

Innovation, Alina Kravchenko, TonerBum
Product, Krystle Hodge, SafetyKay LLC
Service, Clara Orlean, www.clara-tech.com

, we have LIFTOFF! Apply now through Aug. 19 to win $10,000 with the Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition, ...
07/28/2022

, we have LIFTOFF! Apply now through Aug. 19 to win $10,000 with the Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Capital One Bank. Apply at: http://liftoffhouston.com.
This City of Houston program is administered by the Houston Public Library and .

07/31/2021

Plug into the Houston Entrepreneur Ecosystem with Kiley Summers, Founder of SpenDebt, the 2016 Innovation category winner of the City of Houston's Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition. Only 2 days left to submit your application! Don't miss it! Register today at www.liftoffhouston.com!

07/30/2021

The competition that gives you CONTACTS, COMMUNITY, CONFIDENCE, and the CAPITAL to succeed! Listen to Jerome Vielman, Kairos Chemical & Distribution, Inc., the 2020 Innovation category winner of the City of Houston's Liftoff Houston Startup Business Plan Competition. Only 3 days left to submit your application! Don't miss it! Register today at www.liftoffhouston.com! Are you ready?

Join us tonight for the 1st Liftoff Houston Orientation. Have a conversation with the 2021 Liftoff Houston Staff and lea...
07/21/2021

Join us tonight for the 1st Liftoff Houston Orientation. Have a conversation with the 2021 Liftoff Houston Staff and learn about the Liftoff expectations. Remember you MUST attend orientation in order to compete. RSVP NOW!

https://tinyurl.com/LOHOrientation

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Happy Friday! You made it to the end of the week! As you wrap up your workday, don't forget to register for Liftoff Hous...
07/16/2021

Happy Friday! You made it to the end of the week! As you wrap up your workday, don't forget to register for Liftoff Houston Orientation. Click on one of the dates below to register. You MUST attend orientation to be eligible to compete for the $10,000.

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https://tinyurl.com/39rwczd8

Join us next Wednesday as we launch the annual 2021 Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition. Watch Live at 1 ...
07/01/2021

Join us next Wednesday as we launch the annual 2021 Liftoff Houston Start-Up Business Plan Competition. Watch Live at 1 p.m. on HTV Houston Television.

For more information about the competition visit www.liftoffhouston.com

The Office of Business Opportunity Houston Public Library Capital One

01/08/2021
Procurement Basics Overview

Learn how to establish your business for success in government procurement. This training course contains (6) 1-hour online modules and is designed to enhance the competitive contracting skills of new or existing contractors who sell goods, services, and construction services to government agencies or large corporate customers.

Date: Every Tuesday beginning January 12, 2021, at 1:00 pm.

Registration is for the entire 6-week program. Space is limited, register now.

tinyurl.com/PBFC2021

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2020 LiftOff Houston Pitch Competition Winners:   and !
11/09/2020

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2020 LiftOff Houston Pitch Competition Winners: and !

11/07/2020

LiftOff Houston Business Plan Competition LIVE. Join us now. Vote for your favorite contestant, details in the comments below!

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