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The Prize is in the Process!

Be among the first to enter PowerUP! as we celebrate our 20th year. You could win a $20,000 CASH AWARD to start your Brooklyn-based business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation. 

Upon registration, you will receive the confirmation email. This email will have the Zoom link required to join the program the day of the event. For your convenience you will also receive emails one day before the program date and one hour before the program starts.

For more details on the competition go to





BPL’s Business & Career Center is generously supported by Dime Community Bank, Lead Funder of the PowerUP! Business Plan Competition, Dr. Beverly S. Jacobs, Ridgewood Savings Bank, and Reference Solutions. 

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