Interested in bringing your BIG idea to life?

Learn more about the different pathways to funding and support – whether you attend a design workshop in person, utilize the Project Designer to submit your idea online, apply for an amazing experience, or tackle an online challenge, there’s a way to share your BIG idea and help make it a reality.

Apply for Exclusive Experiences

Spend time with experts and do cool things that will help you learn what it means to be an entrepreneur!

Past winners have been able to meet with business owners or get advice from top executives like business icon Warren Buffett, TV Host, Chef, and Entrepreneur Carla Hall, and traveled to take behind-the-scenes trips to SAP, have a three-day experience at the Domino’s World Headquarters, and trips to the Super Bowl. Each experience may have different guidelines on how to apply – come back here to find out when new opportunities become available!

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Spend time with mentors to design your big idea – and compete to win funding on the spot!

Throughout the year, school groups are invited to attend in-person events for the chance to learn about specific topics and work with mentors to design a BIG idea – and then pitch shark tank style to a panel of judges for a chance to win.

Upcoming events (click on each link to learn more and register):

Tackle an Online Challenge

Not sure where to start?

We present a challenge question and you pitch us a few pieces of information about your BIG idea to solve that challenge! If you win, submit the Project Designer with more details to receive your funding.

Click on the button below to see if there are any new challenges available!

View Available Challenges

Submit A Project Design

You don’t need to wait for an event or challenge – you can always submit your Project Design to share your BIG idea.

Click the “Design” button at the top of this page to get started, or head over to our About Page to learn more!

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