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The rules seem pretty simple. You don't have to buy anything, just register and upload your idea with supporting material.
Business Plans will be evaluated on the following:
- Ability to clearly and completely convince the judges that a real market opportunity exists and that they have the right combination of product/service, team, and plan to generate significant expected financial returns from that opportunity given the amount of risk associated with the opportunity.
- Growth & impact: Demonstration of potential for being in business in five years and how the business will impact the local economy (e.g., generating revenue, creating jobs).
- Brevity & clarity: Business plan presented clearly and concisely, and is easy to understand
- Entrants must show how their venture ties into the strengths and assets of the Goggle Fiber Network and/or how being connected to the Google Fiber Network will create a beneficial relationship within the Kansas City metropolitan region.