2018 GRAND PRIZE INCREASED TO $25,000!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS 11:59 PM, OCTOBER 21st!

Contestant Eligibility

- US veterans of all eras / National Guard and Reservists / Coast Guard.
- Business must be based in the US
- Minimum 50% veteran owned.
- Must be a sole proprietor, partnership, LLC, S-corp, Inc.
- Non-Profits and Franchises are not eligible to participate (but can join the audience).
- Companies must be in business less than 3 years by 03DEC18 in order to maintain eligibility.

Registration Process

1. Create your business plan (see samples below)
2. Fill out candidate form below
3. Attached your finished business plan
4. Click Submit

BEFORE YOU APPLY - PLEASE READ BELOW Incomplete submissions might eliminate you from consideration

Submit a comprehensive business plan that is easy to follow. Most importantly, include the following elements:

Executive Summary Business Description Market Analysis Organizational Management Sales Strategies Funding Requirements Financial Projections

Useful Resources

7 Elements Of A Business Plan Elements of a Business Plan SBA Veteran Affairs Business Plan Guide

Tell us how you would use the money if you won

CANDIDATE APPLICATION

  • Where is your primary area of business operations?
  • Drop files here or
    All submissions require a business plan. If you fail to attached a plan, your submission will not be considered for the event.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

NEXT STEPS AFTER SUBMISSION

- Veteran Shark Tank committee will confirm your submission eligibility and reach out for any additional information. - Veteran Shark Tank committee will review submissions and notify the semi-finalists. - The committee will schedule a phone interview with all semi-fanialsts to discuss business plans and other aspects of the submission. - You will be notified in late October or early November if you are a finalist.