Shopify Build a Business Contest 2010


Competition Organizer

Shopify and author Tom Ferriss

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Virtual/Online
Who's Eligible
Legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age and starting a new business.
Important Dates

Began January 1, 2010 and runs through June 30, 2010. Winner is selected based on their two best selling months on Shopify.

Competition Prizes


The winner will receive $100,000 in prize money. $5,000 is also awarded to the top sellers in each of four product categories (Apparel, Electronics, Digital Goods, and Miscellaneous).



Other Info

Shopify provides “everything you need to create a beautiful online store.”