North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities. So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any time, so check the official websites for the latest details. (And, be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.)
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Applications Now Open for Startup Dallas Week: Track Captains, Speakers, Volunteers, and Venues
Startup Dallas Week is a five-day celebration of the entrepreneurial community that aims to build momentum and opportunity. Powered by Capital One and organized by The DEC, the fifth anniversary event will be held April 1-5, intending to celebrate Dallas-Fort Worth as a region founded on the shoulders of entrepreneurs, innovators, wildcatters, pioneers, and startups. Deadlines vary depending on involvement, so be sure to check the official application page for more information:
DEADLINE: JAN. 14
Entries are Open for the Brand Film Festival
Brand Film Festival, held in New York, aims to be the industry’s pulse on all things brand film as it showcases the year’s most innovative, artistic, creative, and effective branded content films. Anyone with a film can enter for the chance to be rewarded as leading the way in their field. Applicants can find a list of core categories, judging details, requirements, and more in the 2019 Entry Kit.
DEADLINE: JAN. 19
Nominations Open for the 2019 National Small Business Week Awards
Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the achievements of the country’s small businesses, whether it be for their contributions to their local communities, or for benefiting the nation’s economy. Small business owners with an amazing success story to share are encouraged to submit their nominations online for the 2019 awards—but note, all nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered to the nearest SBA Office.
PRELIMINARY DEADLINE: JUNE 19
Richard Branson Puts $3M Toward Air Conditioner Overhaul Project
Global Cooling Prize challenges participants to develop green solutions to residential cooling that can help bring safer living conditions to people around the world without warming the planet. Preliminary applications are due June 19, 2019.
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