A program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Spark Tank Small Business Competition


Ready to take your business to the next level?

At the 2019 BRAVO Conference, three veteran-, military spouse-, or military caregiver-owned small businesses will have the chance to compete for a $10,000 grant from Spark Business to accelerate the growth of and scale of the business.


Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for the contest, a business must:

  • be an established private entity
  • have been in business for at least two years
  • be at least 50% owned by a member of (or a combination of members of) the following eligible groups:
    • veterans
    • National Guard or Reserve members
    • military spouses
    • family caregivers
  • be legally registered to conduct business in one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States
  • employ 50 or fewer employees.

For full details on eligibility requirements, see the complete contest rules here.


How Do I Enter?

To enter, you must complete the form below. You’ll need to provide information about your business, a point of contact for the competition, and a pitch video not to exceed five minutes in length. The video should answer the following questions about your business:

  • What makes my/our business unique?
  • How my/our company would benefit from winning this competition.
  • The philosophy I/we adhere to when it comes to growing/scaling my/our business.

You’ll need to provide a YouTube or Google Drive link to your pitch video.

See the complete rules here.


Entry Form

The submission period for the 2019 competition has closed.


A Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation