Meet the 2017 grand prize winner
We’re proud to announce that Sword & Plough is the grand prize winner of the 5th annual FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. Through their unique business model, Sword & Plough works with American manufacturers who employ veterans to make wearable goods out of recycled materials from the U.S. military that would otherwise be thrown away.
“With the grant money, we plan to further our mission by hiring a military veteran with logistics experience to help us expand our production and improve our supply chain and inventory management.” – Emily Núñez Cavness and Betsy Núñez
Featured Video: Ginjan Bros
"We’re living the American dream right now": Watch last year’s FedEx Small Business Grant Contest winner, the Ginjan Bros, share how hard work and passion helped them launch a specialty beverage business in their new country.
Make the most of your brand story
"Share your inspiration — everyone has a reason for starting a business," says Liz Powers, FedEx Small Business Grant Contest winner and co-founder of ArtLifting. Get inspired with Liz's tips on how to tell a compelling brand story.
Speed up your global growth with peer insights
"Athletes were counting on us to deliver products to keep them competing the next day," explains Anne Hed, owner of Hed Cycling. Hear the company's tips on how you can stay competitive in the fast-pace global market.
New year, new opportunity
The new year brings new possibilities for small-business owners — and you can start the year off strong with tips to help beat the competition. Find out how you can turn last year’s insights into new opportunities, and how we can help you attract more customers year-round.
Set your business up for success with tools that can help you save time and money. We’ve got solutions to make shipping seamless and efficient — for you and your customers.