The application process consists of two simple steps:
- Submitting your business plan.
- An interview, which will be scheduled after receipt of the business plan.
It varies by year, but there are usually about 120 applicants, annually.
Ineligible Business Types
- Non-profit Organizations
- Construction Contractors
- Businesses whose primary job creation is in sales, such as real estate or insurance
- Professional counselors, accountants, attorneys and financial planners