Entrepreneurs/businesses participating in Innovate ND must meet the following requirements:
- Must be innovative in the way they do business. Can be an existing business model but a new innovative approach must be involved.
- Business must be scalable and serving a market outside of their initial community.
- Participants must be based in North Dakota.
- Participants not meeting the requirements can still attend boot camps and competitions for $250/year.
Entries for Innovate ND may be submitted:
- Individually, or
- In a group of up to four people.
Entries must be the original work of the entrants.
Individuals or teams may submit as many original ideas as they wish.
A fee of $250 enrolls you into the Innovate ND program. Once enrollment is confirmed, you will gain access to:
- Up to $2,500 to advance your business or business idea.
- Access to boot camps.
- Complete list of Innovate ND resources.
- Access to the Innovate ND entrepreneurial community.
- Coaching from entrepreneurial centers.