CIT GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards

CIT GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards

CIT’s GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards: Calling the Best and Brightest of Virginia’s Entrepreneurial Community!

Virginia is known for its robust entrepreneurial community that heralds innovation and ingenuity from all corners of the state.  CIT GAP Funds will honor 50 entrepreneurs – recognized by peer entrepreneurs – as most likely to build Virginia’s next generation life science, technology, and energy companies.
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Nominations can submitted by clicking here.
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Nominations will be accepted until September 20th at which time peer nominees will cast their ballots to select the GAP 50.  Final 2012 CIT GAP 50 entrepreneurs will be honored at an award banquet on October 18th.
Nominating criteria includes:
  • Individuals who are most likely to found a high-growth tech, life science or energy venture in the next 5 years
  • Individuals both with or without current involvement in a start-up
  • Individuals with strong ties to Virginia (but not required to be Virginia residents)
  • Individuals must exhibit substantive involvement in Virginia’s technology or entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • In order to qualify for final voting individuals must be nominated by 3 people
  • CIT Board members and employees are not eligible

(Read more at: www.CIT.org)

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