MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2016--
During National Small Business Week, small business owners are invited
to submit a video about what makes them special and enter for a chance
to win the $50,000 grand prize from U.S. Bank and MasterCard®.
“We want to hear from small business owners across the country about how
they are building their businesses, and finding that added Edge to be
successful,” said Cathi Stanton, Senior Vice President of U.S. Bank
Retail Payment Solutions. “We recognize the needs of small business
owners, and rewarding their stories of innovation, drive and success is
one way we can help them realize their possible.”
Small business owners and social media influencers Chris Brogan, Laura
Fitton and Larry Kim are lending their expertise and showing small
businesses how to get their “Edge” plus providing tips in their own
videos. Check out their videos, and then upload one for your business at thisismyedge.usbankedge.com
from April 27 to May 13.
Online public voting between June 1 and June 13 determines which of 10
semi-finalists will win the $50,000 grand prize for their business.
Judging is based on relevance to the theme, originality and overall
presentation. Ten semi-finalists will also each receive a $1,000
MasterCard Prepaid card. The grand prize winner will be announced around
U.S. Bank is committed to helping small businesses find their ‘Edge’ and
further their success. The U.S. Bank Business Edge™ suite of business
cards are designed to help make that happen, offering rewards and
features that are flexible to meet business needs: earn points for
merchandise or travel, control how employees use the card, choose your
billing date, and more.
Small businesses may upload a video submission at thisismyedge.usbankedge.com
and learn more about the U.S. Bank Business Edge suite of credit
products at usbankedge.com.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $428 billion
in assets as of March 31, 2016, is the parent company of U.S. Bank
National Association, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United
States. The company operates 3,133 banking offices in 25 states and
4,936 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
*No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. Open to U.S. small
business owners 18+. Submission Ends 5/13/16. Voting Ends 6/13/16.
Restrictions apply. Click here for Official Rules and complete details.
MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of
MasterCard International Incorporated.
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Source: U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bank Public Relations
Lori Swarthout, 414-765-6668