The Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF) has announced its 2013-2014 competition, “Y.E.S. for Arkansas,” which invites students grades 5-12 to submit their business plans.
Deadlines are as follows:
Y.E.S. for Arkansas
5th-8th Grade Business Plan Competition
Intents to compete are due Sept. 27, 2013
Business plans are due Nov. 1, 2013
Expo day is Jan. 17, 2014
Y.E.S. for Arkansas 2.0
9th-12th Grade Business Plan Competition
Intents to compete are due Jan. 31, 2014
Business plans are due Feb. 28, 2014
Winners are announced March 20, 2014
Both competitions will be hosted online through iStart.org, a Kauffman Foundation powered business competition management website.
More detailed information regarding both Y.E.S. for Arkansas and Y.E.S. for Arkansas 2.0 is available at www.aeafoundation.com.
Students can use Arkansas SourceLink as a resource to help them during their Y.E.S. journey. Arkansas SourceLink is an online resource connecting small business owners and entrepreneurs to the right resources at the right time. Within Arkansas SourceLink students will find written materials and videos on getting started, writing business plans, marketing their business, and other types of pertinent information. Check Arkansas SourceLink out at www.arksourcelink.com.
AEAF is an affiliate of the Arkansas Capital Corporation Group.