26 Nov '12, 2am

SmallBiz Refresh: : Small Business Toolkit: EarlyShares Small Business Challenge (Contest)

EarlyShares, an equity-based crowdfunding platform, has launched a contest asking small business owners to pitch ideas on how their business model can help create new jobs and stimulate the U.S. economy. Entrants compete for a $25,000 grand prize; second- and third-place winners receive $15,000 and $10,000, respectively. In the spirit of crowdsourcing, the public will vote on the top pitches (although a panel of judges also contributes to the selection process). The contest runs through October 31st , with crowd voting taking place November 2-7. Winners will be announced on November 9th.

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