The John Flatley Company is hosting their 7th Annual Flatley Challenge, Tech Startup Competition and applications are now open online. The deadline for applications is October 31. No application fee is required.
According to a statement, the Flatley Challenge is designed to assist startups and emerging businesses in various high-tech fields by offering the chance to compete for free office/incubation space, prize money and the unique opportunity to interact with world class companies already present at Gateway Hills such as Dell, Skillsoft, Amphenol TCS, Benchmark Electronics, Arista Networks, Plexxi, Parallel Wireless, Silicon Labs, BAE Systems, and more.
The winner(s) of the innovative competition will receive:
- Free rent for one year for up to 5,000 square feet of office and/or lab space at the Nashua Technology Park (NTP) and/or Nashua Office Park (NOP) at Gateway Hills.
- Up to $10,000 in fit-up, connectivity and related costs.
Applications should include the executive summary section of the existing business plan or a thorough description of the nature of the venture including, but not limited to the history of the business, its proposed or existing product line, the characteristics of the potential market, the general marketing plan and efforts to date, the organization of your business including your management team, existing and projected financial resources available to the business, the long term business goals and its job growth potential for the next three to five years.
A short list of the highest scoring applicants will be invited for a personal interview before our review panel in early December with the winning applicant(s) to be notified no later than December 31, 2018. View complete list of all previous winners and runners-up on our website.