Calling all millennial entrepreneurs! Don't miss the chance to apply for The Spark Award.


LaunchHouse's annual Bootstrap Bash will have an extra spark in 2019, thanks to the introduction of its new Spark Award.

Presented in conjunction with the Better Business Bureau, The Spark Award will recognize a millennial-owned business that consistently displays character, culture, and community values. 

“There are many young entrepreneurs creating not just great products but running companies with integrity," says Todd Goldstein, co-founder and CEO of LaunchHouse. "Our partnership with the BBB of Cleveland for the Spark Award helps to emphasize LaunchHouse’s belief that you can make money and keep your values at the same time.”

The Spark Award winner will be presented with a $2,000 cash prize at LaunchHouse's Bootstrap Bash, which is being held on January 19, 2019, at Red Space. (The winner will also be recognized at the BBB's Celebration of Integrity in April 2019.) Finalists for the award will receive both a one-year Flex Membership to LaunchHouse and two tickets to the Bootstrap Bash.

To apply, simply fill out the form on BBB’s website no later than November 1, 2018. Consumers can also nominate a business they feel have a “high level of character,” strong culture, and involvement in the community.

Dana Shugrue
Dana Shugrue

About the Author: Dana Shugrue

Dana Shugrue is a graduate of John Carroll University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media and Professional Writing. She is a full-time Content Specialist at Budget Dumpster, and part-time freelance writer for FreshWater Cleveland. When she’s not writing, you can catch Dana taking a run through the metros or sipping a latte at her favorite local coffee shop.