Announces Finalists in $25,000 Giveaway for New Brand Owners

Budding entrepreneurs vie for votes to win a share of the $25,000 Million Dollar Brands start-up fund. The public is invited to cast votes to help decide the winner., an Austin-based media company, invites the public to cast votes for their favorite new physical products brand. Over the past year, the company’s Million Dollar Brands course has helped several hundred budding brand owners identify a problem to take ownership of, create a product to solve that problem, and choose a group of people to serve. Hundreds of students have submitted their brands for consideration in the hopes of being chosen to receive a share of a $25,000 fund intended to help them grow their business. The field has been narrowed to 34 finalists.

These brand owners submitted videos introducing their brand and product, and giving a bit of their backstory. The public is invited to cast votes for up to three of their favorite finalists. Voting ends January 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Central. The winners will be announced soon afterward.

“I am so proud of what these new entrepreneurs have accomplished in such a short time. They have gone from having no product, no people to serve, and no idea of what kind of business they would start, to having all of those crucial elements decided. They connected with people. They made some decisions. They took action,” said Ryan Daniel Moran, owner and founder of “While we could have easily spent this $25,000 running ads to try to sell more courses, to me, it is infinitely more satisfying to invest in the people who are already showing up, paying attention, and taking action.”

Every year for the past 50 years, the cost of Housing, College Tuition, Food Prices, Gas, and all our other expenses have been rising all across the board. Yet (adjusted for inflation) average wages have been staying more or less the same. Americans are living hand-to-mouth, spending more than 50% of each paycheck just to keep the lights on. Few find it feasible to invest in their future, or to provide the life experiences for them and their families that they wish they could.

With a nation-wide average of just $8,863 in savings, getting laid off is a disaster that many people are barely able to survive. Yet at the same time, each year thousands are pulling themselves up by their bootstraps – escaping the desperate plight of the average working American. Instead, they pursue a life of financial freedom for themselves and their families – while doing work that inspires them, and creating more, better-paying jobs for others.

In short, they are no longer content to wait for change. They understand it’s their responsibility to create change. Helping them do so is the core mission of

Click to cast your vote before the January 31, 2020 (11:59 p.m. Central) deadline.

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