Small Space, Big Dreams ... the search for the next SPM entrepreneur!


WELCOME... you big ole' dreamer, you :)


The contest will go through 3 phases of elimination: (total number of finalist in any given round will depend on submissions)

  • PHASE 1: Online submissions will be screened by Golden Mile Funding & SBDC. Those showing potential will recieve guidance, the early you submit the better the chance to recieve counseling! 1st round finalist will be announced and will prepare a "pitch".
  • PHASE 2: Pitches will be given in front of a panel of judges and 2nd round finalists will be chosen.
  • PHASE 3: Finalist will prepare for a "pop-up shop" where they will bring a mini version of thier SPM vision to life! Winner takes all :)



A PRIZE PACK WORTH $20K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • One year Scranton Public Market Lease ... join our community of movers n' shakers
    • $5k startup funding from Golden Mile Funding ... it takes money to make money
    • Radio AD time from Cumulus Radio Stations ... that's 25 (30 sec) spots on Magic 93, 97BHT, 979X, and Nash 93.7
    • 1yr Greater Scranton Chamber membership ... networking, visibility, growth and more
    • Photo Services from Market Share Development Inc. ... promote yourself with professional photos of you and your product.
    • Print services from Center City Print ... you'll need a shiny new sign and fresh business card
    • Print services from Shedd Shirts ... outfit your staff and promote your business with crisp new shirts          
    • Consulting services from Socialocca ... find your voice online and become a social media master
    • Consulting services from SBDC ... the Small Business Development Center is your resource for all your business dilemmas