Shopify and The Huffington Post Launch Business Competition for Canadian Entrepreneurs

Commerce platform Shopify and The Huffington Post have teamed up to launch a business competition for Canadian entrepreneurs.

The fourth annual Build A Business Competition aims to help new and emerging stores grow their business. It will offer mentorship from all-star entrepreneurs, including Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Arianna Huffington,Tim Ferriss, Lil’ Jon, Gary Vaynerchuk, Selita Ebanks, Chase Jarvis, and others.

At the end of the competition, which runs from October 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014, the Canadian store that sells the most over a two-month period will receive a $10k gift card and an exclusive meeting with their competition mentor.

To participate, entrepreneurs must open an online store and start selling products using Shopify. For more details, including how to sign up, visit



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