LinkedIn and Mission Main Street Grants: Recipients Announced

Owners Heading to LinkedIn’s Small Business Boot Camp

September 16, 2015

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Every day on LinkedIn, we see small businesses using resources in innovative ways to grow, impact and succeed. That’s why we’re proud to be the Premier Sponsor of the 2015 Chase Mission Main Street Grants® program and thrilled to congratulate this year’s grant recipients.

As part of our investment in the small business community, LinkedIn will be hosting a Small Business Boot Camp for these business owners and we couldn’t be more excited. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a showcase of how a few of them plan to use their $100,000 grant from Chase®. Read on to discover more about these savvy entrepreneurs!

LuminAID Lab, based in Houston, Texas  develops innovative portable energy products for emergency aid and outdoor recreation. LuminAID plans to meet rising consumer demand by investing in the research and development of more well-designed, high performing solar products.

Guerrilla Gravity from Denver, Colorado builds hand-made custom mountain bikes out of its home base in Denver. Their plans include expanding production to increase margin and sales capacity. Improving trail access and ridership is a primary goal of the company.

Real Good Fish in Moss Landing, California is a Community Supported Fishery (CSF) providing local, seasonal, sustainable seafood to its members and school lunches. Owner, Alan Lovewell, believes that both adults and children can learn about the ocean and take stewardship of it by eating local seafood.

Tilit Chef Goods in New York City locally manufactures modern work wear for restaurant professionals and home cooks. Owners Alex McCrery & Jenny Goodman plan to take their self-funded startup to the next level by creating additional manufacturing jobs.

In a few weeks, grant recipients will receive a trip to LinkedIn headquarters in California for three days of small business marketing workshops and networking. For more information about the businesses that will achieve new heights with their Mission Main Street Grants, view our SlideShare or visit to learn about the program.

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