$5,000 Contest!

The Dream Big Grow Here grant contest is an opportunity for Iowans to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or expansion of their current firm.  Entrants compete online for a chance to win a $5,000 regional grant, and then become eligible to compete for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize. Check out the How It Works section for official contest rules.

Central Iowa 2011

This contest has ended

As a community sponsored non-profit business accelerator, the Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) provides objective advice and guidance to entrepreneurs and growth companies. We connect clients with qualified community and state resources needed to grow their business. We're proud to collaborate with MyEntre.Net to bring you the Central Iowa Dream Big Grow Here grant contest!

The Basics

  • Must be 18 or older and based in Central Iowa
  • Must be a tech startup
  • Must be pre-startup (no offer of sale of product or service) 
  • Must be for-profit

... See Complete Rules

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