ABOUT EXTRACO

 EXTRAPRENEUR WINNERS

Funding & coaching awarded to the
top start-up or business!

Extraco Banks is passionate about catalyzing small business growth & creating an entrepreneurial bridge across our communities.

That's why we've created the Extrapreneur Award - to provide Central Texas businesses an opportunity to win a large monetary prize, & gain access to business consulting resources to help in their continued growth in our communities.  

Candidates will present their business & growth plans to a panel of Extraco senior business leaders & receive constructive feedback & consulting.  

The top presenter(s) will be awarded a monetary prize that can be used towards the development and growth of their company or idea, along with business consulting services from Extraco Banks.

Testimonials

Leah M.  on Better Business Bureau

"When the bank needed docs from our accountant or insurance agent, I simply connected them via email and the bank took care of everything for me. I have referred several friends and family, including an international non-profit to Extraco..."

Additional Resources

In order to best assist you in your upcoming transition, Extraco has put together some resources & information we feel may be beneficial in assisting you in making a determination as to what Central Texas location best suits you &/or your family. 

Extraco Banks exceed $1.4 billion in assets, enjoys 120,000 customers in 15 locations & conducts business in 13 central Texas communities.

In addition to providing the community with consumer banking services, Extraco Banks offers a wide variety of commercial services to business customers such as development loans, merchant services, insurance & wealth & trust.

Extraco's employees live, invest & shop within the communities & businesses that we serve, which means we live our mantra of "Let's Build Some Dreams".

John D.  on Better Business Bureau

"...every business in this city need to take lessons from Extraco...nothing but Gold Stars! I have informed my wife to move her business account to this bank. Exceptional!!!"

County Information

Copyright © Extraco Banks 2019. All Rights Reserved.
Extraco Banks, N.A. is a Member FDIC 

1. Award payments will be paid to the legal entity. Award money received is subject to taxation and the payment of taxes is the responsibility of the receiving party.

Pitch Tips

Leah M.  on Better Business Bureau

"When the bank needed docs from our accountant or insurance agent, I simply connected them via email and the bank took care of everything for me. I have referred several friends and family, including an international non-profit to Extraco..."

Karen K.  on Better Business Bureau

"We have been banking at Extraco for over 20 years.  They are always friendly and helpful!  Having been there as long as we have, they are now very familiar with our personal and business accounts and anticipate our needs."

John D.  on Better Business Bureau

"...every business in this city need to take lessons from Extraco...nothing but Gold Stars! I have informed my wife to move her business account to this bank. Exceptional!!!"

THE WINNING COMPANY RECEIVES

$25,000 for Business Development

1-Year FREE Business Consulting

Eligibility Requirements

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

Please review the requirements, in full, before submitting your application.  Any company that does not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered for participation.

start-up operating areas

Company Residence

A business that must operate in one of the following counties:

Bell, Brazos, Coryell, Hamilton, McLennan or Williamson Counties

start-up profit and revenue

Profit & Revenue

All applicant companies must be for-profit.  

No franchise purchases will be allowed.  The company's annual revenue may not exceed $3 million a year.

start-up company ownership

Ownership

All owners must be at least 20 years of age & be able to provide proof U.S. residency or Visa.

The primary presenter must have a minimum of a 20% equity position.

MULTI-TEAM PARTICPANT RULE

No one can be a member of another team in the contest for the current year, however, teams or individuals can participate again in future contests.

Competition Format

RULES & SCORING FORMAT

Please review the requirements, in full, before submitting your application.  Any company that does not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered for participation.

PRESENTATION FORMAT RULES

Application Process

Teams submit their applications online (link below).  The applications will need to include the resumes of team members, and an executive summary (your business plan).

Review & Scoring

Submitted applications & supporting documentation will be independently reviewed & scored by a panel of Extraco senior business leaders, & the top 5 teams will be selected to present.

Presentations

Each team will be assigned an Extraco business mentor as a consultant prior to presentation. The teams will then present their PowerPoint to the panel, who will independently score the presentations to select a winner.

Application
Requirements

Prior to starting the application process, please make sure you have:

  • Read through the Eligibility Requirements.
  • Reviewed the Timeline of Important Dates (above).
  • Attended an  (optional) "After Hours" session. 
  • Compiled all of the documentation required to apply.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY

Prior to starting the application process, please make sure you have:

  1. Executive Summary (Your Business Plan)
  2. Resumes of Executive Management

The top 5 teams will make a presentation to the Extraco selection panel.  Prior to presenting, each team will be assigned an Extraco business mentor as a consultant.

  • Presentations are limited to 10 minutes with an additional 10 minutes for questions. 
  • The presentation must be made utilizing PowerPoint.
  • There is a maximum limit of 4 presenters per team.

FUNDING & COACHING awarded to the top start-up or business!

Extraco Banks is passionate about catalyzing small business growth & creating an entrepreneurial bridge across our communities.

That's why we've created the Extrapreneur award - to provide Central Texas businesses an opportunity to win a large monetary prize, & gain access to business consulting resources to help in their continued growth in our communities.  

Candidates will present their business & growth plans to a panel of Extraco senior business leaders & receive constructive feedback & consulting.  

The top presenter(s) will be awarded a monetary prize that can be used towards the development and growth of their company or idea, along with business consulting services from Extraco Banks.

$25,000
for Business Development

1-Year FREE
Business Consulting

THE WINNING COMPANY RECEIVES

&

PRESENTATION FORMAT RULES

RULES & SCORING FORMAT

Competition
Format

Eligibility
Requirements

PLEASE READ
BEFORE APPLYING

MULTI-TEAM
PARTICIPANT RULE

DOCUMENTS NEEDED
TO APPLY

Application
Requirements

Eligibility
Requirements

Please review the requirements, in full, before submitting your application.  Any company that does not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered for participation.

start-up operating areas

Company Residence

A business that must operate in one of the following counties:

Bell, Brazos, Coryell, Hamilton, McLennan or Williamson Counties

start-up profit and revenue

Profit & Revenue

All applicant companies must be for-profit.  

No franchise purchases will be allowed.  The company's annual revenue may not exceed $3 million a year.

start-up company ownership

Ownership

All owners must be at least 20 years of age & be able to provide proof U.S. residency or Visa.

The primary presenter must have a minimum of a 20% equity position.

Prior to starting the application process, please make sure you have:

  • Read through the Eligibility Requirements.
  • Reviewed the Calendar of Important Dates (above).
  • Attended an  (optional) "After Hours" session.
  • Compiled all of the documentation required to apply.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY

PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

Eligibility
Requirements

PLEASE READ
BEFORE APPLYING

MULTI-TEAM PARTICPANT RULE

MULTI-TEAM
PARTICIPANT RULE

No one can be a member of another team in the contest for the current year, however, teams or individuals can participate again in future contests.

Application
Requirements

Application
Requirements

2018 EXTRAPRENEUR WINNER

Be in the know! 

Be in the know with program 
information, key dates, and upcoming 
Extrapreneur events!

Prior to starting the application process, please make sure you have:

  1. Executive Summary (Your Business Plan)
  2. Resumes of Executive Management

DOCUMENTS NEEDED
TO APPLY

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