Small business owners located in Jersey City are invited to participate in the first year of the Jersey City Business Acceleration Competition, which is intended to assist companies that demonstrate unique growth potential.

A Grand Prize of $15,000 and a First Place prize of $10,000 – plus business assistance services – will be granted to the winning businesses, which will be selected by a panel of judges.

The competition is being sponsored by the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC), which received a pledge from The 504 Company to fund the prizes and support the business assistance services.

The deadline for the Business Acceleration Competition entry submission has been extended to Monday, November 2, 2015 at 5 p.m. Please see application instructions and eligibility, and the Competition terms and conditions.

The Jersey City Fund • 30 Montgomery Street, Suite 1400, Jersey City, NJ 07302 • 201-333-7797 • www.thejerseycityfund.com