What is this?

Occurring every LBCon, the Last Best Startup Competition is open to all current Last Best Conference ticket-holders. From new products and inventions to social entrepreneurship ventures, the challenge invites all ideas for submission.

Submission Requirements

  •   Please see our detailed written submission contents guidelines page.

  • Written submission should be a maximum of 5 pages, using Arial 11 point font, double spaced.

  • You may attach up to two additional pages of images/diagrams, up to two pages of additional financial information and operational metrics, as well as a copy of your Business Model Canvas.

  • We recognize that you are developing and evolving your business model and will likely have significant unknowns that you are in the process of evaluating. Where appropriate, indicate your assumption or best guess for the relevant part of your business model.

Application Submission Link

Important Dates

Submission DeadlineMay 27th, 2019 @ 12:00 am //

Announcement of Teams Accepted for the CompetitionMay 28th, 2019 //

Grand Prize

$500 + 3 hour strategic growth consultation with Cascadia business development (a $2500 value) + a 2hr strategic growth session with Paul Gladen + 1.5 hr consultation with SOVA Partner's Law Firm

Who Qualifies to Participate

Current Last Best Conference 2019 ticket-holders that are working on new startups (i.e. startups must not have made more than $50,000 total revenue).