Get In To Win $1,000 Cash Grant
Live Out Your Business Dream

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.

Apply now and get your business to the next level
Register to Idea Café

If you are not yet, please first make an account here at Idea Café. It’s easy.

Shoot a 2-minute video

Videos have a huge power. Tell an inspiring story.

Prepare a standard application

Wow us with your business or business idea.

Submit your entry by June 1st

Don't procastinate, submit your application NOW!

The Grant is now closed for applications.

Semi-finalists voting round starts on June 17th, 2013. So stay tuned!

Welcome to all creative and passionate entrepreneurs!

The 14th Small Business Grant will award $1,000 in cash to the small business with the most inspirational owner, willing to take their business to the next level, a total of $1,500 in advertising credits and tons of free publicity.

Demonstrate your innovative genius with your new business idea or give a persuasive picture of your current business, fire up your supporters via social networks, and step into the limelight for a chance to win big!

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

About the
About the
1st Place

$1,000 Cash + $500 in Advertising Credits

2nd Place

$500 in Advertising Credits

3rd Place

$500 in Advertising Credits

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