Idaho Start-up Competition

A Shark Tank-like Experience

Win up to $1,500 and 1-on-1 advice from business experts.

We’re on a search to discover the next successful entrepreneurs, inventors, creators, and innovators with the best businesses and products Idaho has to offer.

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All entrepreneurs are invited to apply
Strict application deadline of February 10th, 2023

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Noticed

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Funding

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Started

How it works

You’ll have 20 minutes to pitch your unique business/product idea in front of our panel of judges.

After the competition, winners will be selected and we will share your pitch with the world!

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About the event

Winners

$1,500 GRAND PRIZE

$1,000 Second Place

$500 Third Place

When and where

Recorded live February 17th, 2023 at East Idaho Credit Union’s Main Branch in Idaho Falls.

Can’t attend in person?

If selected, we’ll send you information about uploading a recording of your presentation instead.

Get Started

All entrepreneurs are invited to apply
Strict application deadline of February 10th, 2023

Idaho Start-up Competition Application Form

Apply to be a participant in the competition

What category describes your business or product? (check all that apply)*
What category describes the current phase of your business or product? *
Will you be able to attend the event in person? *
Are you currently a member of East Idaho Credit Union? *

If you are selected to participate you will be contacted by February 10th, 2023 at the latest. We will provide you with details about the event and how you should prepare.

If you are not able to attend the event in person, we will contact you about uploading your presentation to YouTube.

By filling out the form, I understand and agree that East Idaho Credit Union has the sole discretion to make determinations of participant eligibility and that East Idaho Credit Union reserves the right to change any of the eligibility requirements at any time. If you are selected to participate you will be contacted by February 10th, 2023 at the latest. We will provide you with details about the event and how you should prepare.

Need some additional funding?

Start-up Loans

Our Start-up Loan is designed to support your small business in its beginning stages. Borrow up to $3,000 for equipment, inventory, education, and more.

No profitability is required. 9.99% Fixed Annual Percentage Rate. 12-Month Term.