Ten businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. The companies that will continue in the competition are Advanced Renewable Technology International Inc., eVizzit LLC, Green Start LLC, Innovas Technologies LLC, iTracking Research Inc., Iowa Adaptive Technologies LLC, NextStep.io Inc., Pear Deck, Rocket Referrals LLC and Translacare Inc. Each of those competitors will interview with a panel of judges on Aug. 20. Based on those presentations, the panel will choose three winners who will be awarded the top prizes of $25,000, $15,000 and $10,000 at an awards ceremony Sept. 18 at Drake University. The annual competition is designed to stimulate business development and provide support for outstanding business plans.