The 'If We Can, You Can' 2013 challenge offically launched at the Tyneside Cinema yesterday with a show of support from some of the most successful entreperenuers and companies in the area.
The Entrepreneurs’ Forum is looking for the best early stage enterprises in the North East.
As the leading organisation for entrepreneurs in the region, they are champions of the North East entrepreneurial community and are looking to find the entrepreneurs of the future!
Whether you’ve just started out or you’ve got a great idea, they want to help you on your journey and inspire you to build the most successful business possible.
Sponsored by Yorkshire Bank, If We Can, You Can is an annual challenge, which has helped many entrepreneurs on their way to business success.
The 2013 challenge begins on 23rd April and runs in partnership with The Journal, The Northern Echo and the Middlesbrough Evening Gazette.
Aspiring entrepreneurs from all sectors have until 7th June to submit their business plans; which will be judged by a panel of entrepreneurial experts.
Finalists will be invited to take part in ‘Dragon’s Den’ style judging panels, with three entrepreneurs from each newspaper region going through to a public vote to decide the three winners.