Meet Our 2017 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Winners

Sword & Plough: Excelling with Social Entrepreneurship

This year's grand prize winners are thriving by combining their experience with the military, a mission to help veterans, and a passion to leave no surplus military materials behind.

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Grand prize winners

Flexfrost: Savvy Financial Planning Offers Just Desserts

When a campus competition called for new ideas, Yang Bai created a healthier ice cream snack that got schools talking.

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flexfrost Silver Prize Winner
Brian Boggs

Brian Boggs Chairmakers: The Art of Sustainable Craftsmanship

Brian Boggs Chairmakers pairs chair-making techniques from the past with environmental consciousness of the present.

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Nurdle in the rough

Nurdle in the Rough: Turning Trash into Beautiful Treasure

This sustainable jewelry company founder is all about building a brand that speaks from the heart and resonates with people.

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Terra Klay

Terra Klay: Connecting the World to the Arts of Manipur, India

Terra Klay is a labor of love that’s making a significant impact on the lives of the Indian craftspeople at the heart of the company.

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Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls: Mastering Grass Roots Success

Founded by a foodie with resilient passion and a need for a career reinvention, this gourmet spring rolls company is fully fueled and focused on the future.

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The Konery

The Konery: Staying Ahead of One Trend by Starting Another

Reinventing a staple of the ice cream market, the ice cream cone, led to sweet success for Konery Founder Kristine Tonkonow.

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Yellow Scope

Yellow Scope: Proof that Success is a Science
Unto Itself

An innovative, crowdfunded company founded by two women who are every bit as engaging as the science kits they create.

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Jamis Bikes

Jamis Bikes: Going Strong After 80 Years of Business

This bicycle company is keeping the passion and quality it was founded on 80 years ago in motion through a growth strategy focused on the road ahead.

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Scratch and Peck

Scratch & Peck: From Banker to Organic Chicken Feed Entrepreneur

Meet the company staying connected to their community with a strong personal mission ingrained into their booming non-GMO, organic feed business.

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Learn how other passionate entrepreneurs are growing and constantly improving their businesses – from packaging and shipping to automation, marketing and more.

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FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Enter Now – It’s Easy!

Your chance to win a share of $120,000 in grants and prizes is here. The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest is now accepting entries and the process to enter is easy! Check out our entry site today to learn just how easy it is and enter for your chance to give your business a big boost.

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