Win A PayPal $15,000 Plus Business Makeover

Are you a small business owner? Do you want to grow a new business or perhaps update an established business? PayPal has an exciting contest to win over $15,000 to makeover your business.

To enter, you must share your business story:

  1. In 150 words or less, provide an overview of your business and what makes it unique.
  2. In 150 words or less, tell them what you would do if you won the $15,000 business makeover.
  3. In 150 words or less, tell them how PayPal has helped (or can help) your business.
  4. Upload a photograph of yourself at your business. (Photograph 5MB max). NOTE: If additional people appear in your Photograph, you may be required to provide a release from them to the Sponsor, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

There are 2 grand prizes to be won, consisting of:

  1. $15,000 CAD that will be transferred to a winner’s PayPal Business Account
  2. $2,500 CAD in shipping credits through the new PayPal/Canada Post Solutions for small business shipping tool
  3. Choice of a one (1) website makeover by Shopify OR one (1) back-office makeover by Xero

The ARV of each Grand Prize: $19,310 to $20,625 each, depending on makeover selected.


  • Open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec
  • Must be age of majority at time of entry
  • Must have a PayPal account if you are selected as a winner
  • Limit of 1 entry per persona and per business

The PayPal Makeover contest Phase 1 closes on October 31, 2017.

Enter the PayPal $15,000 Business Makeover here

During Phase 2 of the contest, the judges will score entries as follows:

  • Business need for makeover – 40 points
  • Business potential for growth/expansion – 20 points
  • Originality and creativity – 20 points
  • Clarity of expression – 20 points

Three Eligible Participants from each Category (new business or established business) who submit the three top-scoring Entries in that Category will be declared the finalists in that Category.

During Phase 3 – the “Winner Determination Period”, Finalists will be judged by a separate panel of judges to select the one (1) winner from each Category, subject to verification.

Category Winners will be announced on or about November 21, 2017.

Good luck!

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