Bank of America and Mastercard have connected for the second annual Grow Your Biz Contest.  This year’s contest looks support an estimated 60% of small businesses that are planning to grow their business over the next five years.  Winners will receive a grand prize of $25,000 and business consulting with industry experts.

To enter the Grow Your Biz Contest, small business owners must answer the simple question, “How will you grow your small business?” by submitting a video (up to 1 minute) online.

Four finalist will be selected and awarded a $1,000 prepaid card from Mastercard, “one-on-one business consultation with industry experts and the opportunity to pitch their businesses to the Grow Your Biz Panel during the final event in New York City on November 8, 2018.”  Judges for the Grow Your Biz Contest finalists include

  • Create and Cultivate CEO Jaclyn Johnson,
  • Host of CNBC’s “Cleveland Hustles” Bonin Bough,
  • Head of North America Small Business for Mastercard Ginger Siegel, and
  • Northeast Small Business Divisional Executive for Bank of America Kevin Kelly.