Get in it to win it

Show us your stuff

Idea Cafe is pleased to announce the beginning of a new Grant campaign in honor of all forward-thinking businesses. The 13th Small Business Grant will award $1,000 in cash, a total of $1,500 in advertising credits and tons of free publicity. No matter whether your business idea is ground-breaking or a simple, but yet creative solution to an everyday problem, we would like to hear about it.

If you plan on expanding your business or just want to live out your dreams, enter the competition - your business deserves to be the next big thing. Also, feel free to use the Idea Cafe site as your year-round resource for turning your idea into an empire.

How to enter

To enter, winner wannabes should firstly decide on which kind of form would be presenting them and their business in a best possible light: a STANDARD or a VIDEO application. Both will require the owner to fill out their key business info, and answer four crucial questions about their business and plans for the future.

The Grant is now closed for applications.

Come and meet our semi-finalists and cast your vote for the business owner
who most deserves to make it to the finals.

Register to Idea Café
Shoot a 2-minute video OR
Prepare a standard application
Submit your entry by November 24th
If you are not yet, please first create an account here at Idea Café. It’s easy.
Wow us with your business or business idea.
Don't procastinate, submit your application NOW!

The Awards

1st Place

$1,000 Cash + $500 in Advertising Credits

2nd Place

$500 in Advertising Credits

3rd Place

$500 in Advertising Credits

The latest

Grant applications

LISA HORIKAMI, owner of Ohana Bowl applied for the grant
kristin bowen, owner of Sun Gate Studio applied for the grant
Becky Gribben, owner of Nature\'s Pet; GreenEarth Trades applied for the grant
Mike McKee, owner of CUBES applied for the grant
maria heyman, owner of World of language applied for the grant
Shakar Atlan, owner of Colluide LLC applied for the grant
cynthia cunningham, owner of Sew Syna applied for the grant
LaToya Broadway, owner of Broadways Cutz & Stylz, LLC applied for the grant
Mathew Wong, owner of Tea n\' Milk applied for the grant
Pamela Davis, owner of Quick Couponing LLC applied for the grant
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