As a young entrepreneur, what business would you start in your world to make it a better place to live? Think about problems you hear about in today’s news or problems that you personally experience. What business can you create to solve those problems? How can you use technology to solve those problems? Put your best business idea forward and compete for cash prizes and scholarships in the BIG Idea Competition – over $5,000 to be awarded! Again this year is a $500 prize for the best business entry addressing wellness, sponsored by Sanford Health. Learn more about the competition by using the links below.

In honor of celebrating the BIG Idea’s 10th Anniversary we made a video to look at the success of the competition!

Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7rcWHChE5o&t=7s 

As a young entrepreneur, what business would you start in your world to make it a better place to live? Think about problems you hear about in today’s news or problems that you personally experience. What business can you create to solve those problems? How can you use technology to solve those problems? Put your best business idea forward and compete for cash prizes and scholarships in the BIG Idea Competition – over $5,000 to be awarded! New this year is a $500 prize for the best business entry addressing wellness, sponsored by Sanford Health. Learn more about the competition by using the links below.

Thanks for participating in the 2017 BIG Idea Competition! The competition has now ended and all submissions have beed closed.

CREATIVE THINKING

A GREAT TOOL FOR DEVELOPING YOUR BIG IDEA

Part of the mission of the BIG Idea Competition is to spur creative thinking as part of the business building process. Think about your business as a way to solve a problem. How can your BIG Idea change the world or just make your corner of it a better place to live? Do you need help creating your big idea? If you do, the link below will help you start the brainstorming process.

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2017 Winners Announced!


First Place:

Dakota Cubs
Christian Westhoff of McCook Central High School

Second Place:

Soap Opera Laundromat & Dry Cleaning
Julia Neuharth of Eureka High School

Third Place:

Hot Look
Taylor Evans of Pierre T.F. Riggs High School