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Replicable Business Design: for Young People Around the World

People's Choice Winner

IsePure All Natural Cologne

Grand Rapids, MI

Explain your business idea. Be sure to describe the product or service and how it works in detail.

Our business idea is an all-natural cologne. It is made with simple products that you can purchase at any main store such as Target, or Wal-Mart. The base of the product is Coconut oil, Almond oil, or jojoba oil. Included you can buy herbs and spices such as vanilla beans, mint leaves, and many other herbs to add scent to your cologne. It is statistically proven by euromonitor.com that in 2011 fragrance sales in the United States grew by 9%. In 2012 the market grew 3% more. This means that there is a large and growing market for fragrances such as perfume and…

How does your idea address the issue defined in the innovation challenge category?

Our idea addresses the issue defined in the innovation challenge category because it's a easy product to create and sell. The objective of this goal was to create a product or business that any 15-24 year old could easily do or sell. We wanted to create a unique idea because we feel something like a lawn care business or a craft business was too general and would not make as much money as this business. In one batch you can easily create a large amount of oil. This means that per week you have a large amount of perfume…

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Adjudicator's Choice Winner

Errand Runner Business Starter Kit

Washington, DC

Explain your business idea. Be sure to describe the product or service and how it works in detail.

Help is crucial when a person's day is packed. Everyone around the world needs to take off one/two errands when they're overwhelmed, so why not get paid for it? Complex skills are not required to provide help to a person who needs you for as short as 30 minutes (reading books to elders; escorting a child to school; help buying a birthday cake/present for a family; deliver last-minute tax document for an individual or a company; get in line overnight to get a ticket or sneakers for a hard-core fan…). This can be started by any…

How does your idea address the issue defined in the innovation challenge category?

Errand Runner does not require complex skills to offer help. This business can be started by any young person (aged 15-24) from Middle East, Africa, and Asia to the United States... and does not require technology or resources.

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