Chase And Living Social are teaming up for “Mission: Small Business” to grant money to small businesses around the country. With the help of the United States Chamber of Commerce, Mission: Small Business will grant $3 million nationwide to small businesses. 12 lucky small businesses will win $250,000 to help build their business.
“Small businesses are invaluable to the growth of our economy, and the ‘Mission: Small Business’ grant program is designed to provide small businesses with the solutions they need to grow and thrive,” said Richard Quigley, president, Business Card, Chase. “The program aims to find innovative small business owners and provide them with the capital to help execute a business plan for growth.”
Get involved by clicking the “Support” button at missionsmallbusiness.com and vote for their favorite registered small businesses. For each pledge of support, Chase will add five dollars to the grant pool, which is up to $3 million. Businesses must receive at least 250 votes to be considered for a grant. The voting period is open from May 7, 2012 through June 30, 2012. We would love your support here at California Cozy. With the grant money, we would be able to expand our business to better reach our customers and ship our orders faster than ever. If you have not already done so, vote for California Cozy to be considered for the Mission: Small Business grant today!
A panel of small business experts will select Grant recipients. These experts include: Steve Case, entrepreneur and co-founder of AOL & CEO at Revolution LLC; Candace Nelson, founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes; Jason Calacanis, CEO, Mahalo.com; David Chavern, executive vice president and chief operating officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Richard Quigley, president, Business Card, Chase; & Tim O’Shaughnessy, CEO and co-founder of LivingSocial.
California Cozy is an Internet based company in Calabasas, California founded by Cindy Soulios. The company specializes in luxury baby products and baby gifts. They offer a quality selection of unique baby gifts including swaddling blankets, luxury skincare products and baby cribs from brands like Aden and Anais, Angel Dear, and more. The adult selection includes cozy robes, throws, clothing, and bedding from our featured brands Barefoot Dreams and Little Giraffe. As a mom-owned business, California Cozy knows the importance of a child’s first baby blanket and only offers the highest quality baby products and gifts.
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.
LivingSocial is the online source for discovering valuable local experiences. We inspire our members to find, share, and enjoy the best of their neighborhoods by connecting them with handpicked local businesses. With new and diverse offerings each day, we encourage members to discover everything from family aquarium outings to weekend excursions to exclusive gourmet dinners and more. We help great local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers, and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars. Based in Washington, D.C., LivingSocial now has more than 65 million members in 22 countries.
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