EnterPrize Challenge

Win A Share Of $500,000 To Grow Your Business

Start a new company or expand your current business while gaining invaluable business experience by competing in the Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge.

How The EnterPrize Challenge Can Grow Your Business

Starting a new business from scratch or taking your business to the next level requires more than just capital. You need a strong business plan, a deep understanding of your business goals, and a team of business leaders and coaches to support you.

We understand it’s time-consuming to write an investment-worthy business plan , but whether or not you receive the funding, we promise you will walk away from this challenge with valuable insight to grow your business.

  • Create A Business Plan
  • Get Business Experience
  • Gain Support System
  • Enter For A Chance To Win A Share Of $500,000

How to Enter

1. Attend A Workshop

Learn about the EnterPrize Challenge and its requirements. Participants must attend an online or in-person Orientation Workshop.

2. Register Online

The 2019 Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge opens January 1st at 8 am! Participants must submit their application by February 28th.

3. Apply For Investment

Compete in the EnterPrize Challenge for a chance to win a share of $500,000 and to grow your business.

Supporting Amarillo Entrepreneurs For More Than 20 Years

The Amarillo EnterPrize Challenge is a program created by the West Texas A&M University Enterprise Center and funded by the Amarillo EDC. During the annual competition, participants receive qualified coaching and a support system to help them achieve their goals and reach the next level of business. Since 1995, the EnterPrize Challenge has:

  • Awarded 86 cash grants
  • Created 717 jobs
  • Brought $17.4M in additional equity capital
  • Helped local businesses generate $125M in revenue for the Amarillo economy
    *Figures as of 2017