2015 Calling All Dreamers competition

Who will be downtown’s next success story?

Meet the finalists in the Calling All Dreamers competition who will compete to open a storefront in Downtown Sacramento and win a business startup package valued at $100,000 in the 3rd annual Calling All Dreamers competition produced by the Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF). The finalists are Figs & Feta, Fit Face, Karma To Go, Persu Collection Studio, Sacramento Spice Emporium, and The Workspace.

Calling All Dreamers is retail business plan competition produced by the Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF).

Our goal is simple. We want to foster Sacramento’s entrepreneurial spirit and cultivate the next generation of dreamers in downtown Sacramento. We know running a small business isn’t easy. So, we’re here to help. The winner of this competition will have the chance to open a downtown storefront, earn a business start-up package valued at approximately $100,000.

 

Since the inaugural Calling All Dreamers competition launched in 2013, 8 of the 10 competition finalists have jump-started their businesses in the urban core including Andy’s Candy Apothecary, The Dailey Method, Ana Apple, Sun & Soil, South, Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours, Metro Juice, and Benjamin’s Shoes

The winner will receive a business start-up package valued at $100,000, which includes a cash prize of $10,000—plus up to six months of free rent, and a suite of business services. Click here to see the 2015 prize package.

About Calling All Dreamers

Our goal is simple. We want to foster Sacramento’s entrepreneurial spirit and cultivate the next generation of dreamers in downtown Sacramento.

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Prize Package

The winner will receive a business start-up package valued at $100,000, which includes a cash prize of $10,000—plus up to six months of free rent, and a suite of business services.

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Meet the Finalists

The Calling All Dreamers competition received 33 business concepts – and we’ve narrowed it down to six finalists: Figs & Feta, Fit Face, Karma To Go, Persu Collection Studio, Sacramento Spice Station and The Workspace. Watch the finalists’ videos below.

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