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Thank you for your interest in the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition.

It is necessary to complete the application in a single session, as the form cannot be saved and reopened at a later time. Applicants are encouraged to compose and edit (including spell check, grammar, punctuation, and word count) their information in a Microsoft Word document prior to beginning the online form, so the text can be pasted into the space provided; typing the information into the text box may cause the application to time out and the applicant will need to start over.

The application contains the following questions:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Alternate Phone
  • E-mail Address
  • Alternate E-mail Address​
  • DMACC Graduate? Yes/No
    • Year Graduated
    • Program of Study
  • Current DMACC Student? Yes/No
    • Student Number (900#)
  • I have taken 12 or more credit hours at DMACC: Yes/No
    • I took classes in the following year(s)
  • ​​​Name of Business
  • Business Address
  • City
  • Telephone
  • Website
  • What best describes your business?
    • Established?
      • Year Established?
    • Formed But Not Active?
      • Please explain why your business is not active
    • Net yet formed?
  • Is the business registered with the State of Iowa? Yes/No
  • Business Number Provided by the Iowa Secretary of State
  • Number of Employees
  • What is the business's mission?
  • What is the vision of the business?
  • Please describe the purpose, products and/or services the business provides?
  • Why did you start the business?
  • Describe the target audience (who uses the products or services).
  • Why is the business unique? Describe a specific niche or problem the business solves. How does the business stand out from the crowd?
  • What is the unique selling point of the business?
  • How does or would the business benefit the State of Iowa?
  • How did your education at DMACC prepare you for this business? Why did you choose to attend DMACC and how did your DMACC education prepare you to be an entrepreneur?
  • How will you use the $10,000 to accelerate the growth of your business?
  • Why are you the best candidate to win the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition?

By completing the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition application you agree to abide by the contest rules.
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