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Where will your
ambition take you?

Shopify

Highest Total
Gross Sales Gain

Birmingham, UK

We exist to create the tools that help people unlock their full, incredible potential and put their ideas into action. Be all that you imagined you could be. Be a visionary.

gymshark.com

Highest
Percentage Growth

Prospect, AUS

The most important part of success is authenticity and connection with people on a personal level. If you aren’t honest and open about your product or even who you are, the consumer won’t be able to connect with you or your business.

skinnymixers.com.au

Best Scale
Strategy

San Francisco, USA

Just start, but be ready to adapt! And get to a point in your business where you can easily explain the product and be truly passionate about it. That in itself will lead to success.

fanjoy.co

Best Marketing
Strategy

New York, USA

Make a list of the pros and cons, only do something if you can give it 110%. If you can be honest with yourself, truly determine if it’s worth going into, then give it everything you’ve got.

bestself.co

Best Raving
Fan Culture

San Diego, USA

STAY LEAN and HUSTLE, you need to hustle and work your a** off to get it off the ground. You have to be persistent and stick with it! Success doesn't come overnight! Trust the process.

sandcloudtowels.com

The
Disruptor

Toronto, CAN

Your business should be a living, breathing evolving thing – and it’s not just for you, it is ultimately for the customers you are hoping to serve. So involve them in the process.

knixwear.com

Tony Robbins
Choice

New York, USA

To build a business, you have to have a sincere and unique passion for what you are building. This experience, this journey, could be one of the most fulfilling rides of your life!

wearlively.com

Shopify’s
Pick

Oceanside, USA

Ask yourself if you want to commit at least 5 years of your life to this subject and world. You will see more of that business than anything else in your life, including your spouse.

kindredbravely.com

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Mentorship
from the masters

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Tony
Robbins

CEO Whisperer

Tony Robbins is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, philanthropist, and the nation’s #1 Life and Business Strategist. This year, he could also be your business’ personal mentor.

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Daymond
John

Founder & CEO, FUBU

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Tim
Ferriss

Investor & Bestselling Author

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Marie
Forleo

Author, TV Host

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Debbie
Sterling

CEO, Goldieblox

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Jean-François
Bouchard

Chairman & Co-Founder, Sid Lee

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Tom
Farley

President, NYSE

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Jon
Steinberg

Founder & CEO, Cheddar

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Tobi
Lütke

CEO, Shopify

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Harley
Finkelstein

COO, Shopify

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Loren
Padelford

VP & GM, Shopify Plus

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Daymond
John

Founder & CEO, FUBU

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Tim
Ferriss

Investor & Bestselling Author

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Marie
Forleo

Author, TV Host

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Tom
Farley

President, NYSE

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Jean-François
Bouchard

Chairman & Co-Founder, Sid Lee

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Debbie
Sterling

CEO, Goldieblox

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Jon
Steinberg

Founder & CEO, Cheddar

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Tobi
Lütke

CEO, Shopify

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Harley
Finkelstein

COO, Shopify

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Loren
Padelford

VP & GM, Shopify Plus

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Growing your business, too?

Hosted by Amber Mac

Check out these exclusive interviews with Amber Mac and the Build a BIGGER Business competition mentors, complete with tips on how to implement a growth mindset and scale your business.

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Where could your
ambition take you?

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New York
Stock Exchange

Your business on the Opening Bell®

Start your once-in-a-lifetime experience at the New York Stock Exchange where you will ring the Opening Bell® and have your company name proudly displayed on the historic building.

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A business getaway
in Fiji with Tony Robbins

Celebrate at Namale Resort & spa

Next, you’ll spend five days at Tony Robbins’ ultra-exclusive Namale Resort & Spa... with Tony. You'll have unprecedented access to Tony Robbins' mentorship while enjoying all the comforts of his resort in the company of your fellow winners and our incredible mentors.

Bonus

One Million Dollars

Worth of marketing architecture

The category winners of Highest Sales Increase and Highest Percentage Growth will also receive custom-tailored marketing architecture

A brand and advertising strategy from one of the world’s leading creative agencies, Sid Lee

A public relations strategy from a global public relations agency

A feature story in a leading business publication

24 months of Shopify Plus subscription fees for free

Our 2017 Partners

Sid Lee
New York Stock Exchange
C2 Montréal

Important competition details

Competition registration runs from January 19, 2017 to February 28, 2017. After you register, the calendar months of March 1, 2017 and July 31, 2017 will be used in the calculation of gross sales. Your online store must be running on Shopify for prize eligibility.

Update

We have updated the Official Rules to ensure that the Build a BIGGER Business Competition is fair for all Entrants. The update slightly adjusts how we measure “Highest Percentage Growth” and “Highest Total Gross Sales Gain” in cases where an Entrant has no sales in March.

For more information, view our Official Rules.

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