$25,000 cash prize & mentoring awarded to the top  business!

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The Extrapreneur Award Program provides Central Texas businesses an opportunity to win a $25,000 cash prize and gain access to business consulting resources with the goal to support their continued economic growth in our communities.

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For the 2020 program cycle, each finalist will receive $1,500 cash prize. Each finalist will be placed into a regional category based on the business’ headquarters location:

Region 1: Hamilton and McLennan counties

Region 2: Bell, Coryell and Williamson counties

Region 3: Brazos Valley County

Each regional winner will win $5,000 and will not be eligible to win the $1,500 finalist prize amount. The overall winner will win $20,000 cash prize in addition to whichever cash prize is awarded. There is also an opportunity for a finalist to win the "People's Choice" award, which is an additional $1,000 cash prize! 

Application Phases 

1. Video Pitch Submission

2. Executive Business Summary Submission

3. Pitch Competition

Extraco Banks is a Member FDIC.

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Eligibility Requirements & Guidebook


Please download the Extrapreneur Guidebook and review the requirements in full before submitting your business's application.  Any company that does not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered for participation. 

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.

Multi-Team Participant Rule

Company Residence

A business that must operate in one of the following counties: Bell, Brazos, Coryell, Hamilton, McLennan or Williamson counties

Profit & Revenue

All applicant companies must be for-profit. No franchise purchases will be allowed.  The company's annual revenue may must be at least $50,000 but not exceed $3 million a year.


The business must be a legal entity and not a franchise. The business does not have to be an Extraco customer to be eligible to apply and win.

Entrepreneurship Programs & Resources

Extraco Banks is committed to supporting entrepreneurs throughout our communities.  Click to learn about Extraco and our entrepreneurship-focused initiatives: 

Extraco Banks is using the You Noodle platform for businesses to submit applications for each round. 

To submit Phase 1 - Video Pitch application, click apply now. To access the application, use Google Chrome.

Extrapreneur Winners Over The Years

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2018 Extrapreneur Winner

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