$5000 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.

Innovation Gateway 2012

This contest has ended

The Iowa Innovation Gateway believes in creating a culture of entrepreneurism by supporting innovative ideas. The Dream Big Grow Here contest enables IIG to learn more about the region’s entrepreneurs while providing entrepreneurs an opportunity to promote either their proposed business or their dreams for their current business. Iowa Innovation Gateway wants all area entrepreneurs to dream big and then grow their dream right here in the IIG region.

The Basics

  • Must be in Innovation Gateway
  • Must be 16 or older
  • Must have less than 50 employees
  • Top 5 will pitch on Oct. 23

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