What's the BIG IDEA you have?
Entrepreneurs of Erath is a program designed to help entrepreneurs in launching or expanding businesses in Erath County. EoErath will award cash prizes and in-kind professional services prizes to local entrepreneurs who write the best business plans. Fostering entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation among the greater Erath County area, this competition is made possible by a collaboration of:
Stephenville Development Authority
Stephenville Economic Development Corporation (STEDCO)
Dublin Economic Development Corporation
City of Stephenville
Tarleton State University
Stephenville Chamber of Commerce
America's SBDC at Tarleton
The top finalist companies in the competition will receive cash prizes. In addition, in-kind prizes comprised of professional services will be awarded to the top three participants in the areas of marketing, accounting, web design, legal, human resource, engineering, and a Stephenville Chamber of Commerce membership.
Several training opportunities are available for participants to work with experts from the TSU Small Business Development Center. Orientation sessions will familiarize participants with each phase of the competition. Additional sessions will be held to assist participants with writing a business plan.