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Dream Big Grow Here: Application Tips and Tricks

Patrick Luensmann, ​UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation
November 12, 2015 from Noon-1pm (central)
Webinar PowerPoint

Looking for grants to help you launch or grow your business? In this free business webinar, Patrick Luensmann will cover the program details for Dream Big Grow Here and share some tips on how to create a better application.

UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation has partnered with statewide sponsors to create Dream Big Grow Here, an online business grant contest for Iowans. Dreamers compete online and then pitch in-person for a chance to win a $5,000 industry specific grant for their business.

 What you'll gain from this webinar:
  • Better understanding of how the DBGH process works
  • Program timeline and and application tips
  • Tricks on how to create a better video submission
Patrick Luensmann is a Program Manager at the Center for Business Growth and Innovation (CBGI) at the University of Northern Iowa. He works state wide to connect entrepreneurs with information, technical assistance and financial resources. Patrick manages the Business Concierge program that includes one full time staff person and students to directly communicate with entrepreneurs and help solve their most pressing needs. Patrick also works with the rest of the CBGI staff to coordinate other programs such as EntreFEST, the Regional Entrepreneurship Project, and Dream Big Grow Here.

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