Big idea: Would $10,000 help you start your Muskoka business?


By Rick Dalmazzi of Gravenhurst Banner  •  October 6, 2017

Have you ever had a great idea for a business but didn't pursue it because you couldn't afford to? Who among us hasn't dreamed of being their own boss only to wake up to the reality of having to make ends meet.

A collection of individuals from across Muskoka wants to help make your dream come true. We call ourselves The Founders Circle and each of us has contributed some money, on behalf of our self or our organization, to create a $10,000 prize that we will award to the individual who has the best idea for a new Muskoka-based business.

So, if you are 18 years of age or older, and live in Muskoka year round, and are interested in winning $10,000 to fund your new business idea, go to  All we need is your contact information and a 300-400 word description of your idea for a new business. Be sure to tell us how you plan to spend the money, and why you think your idea will result in a successful business.

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