Serving eleven diverse economic regions, Dream Big Oklahoma positions Oklahomans to fulfill their dream of self-employment or business expansion.

The Innovation Center is proud to spearhead this state-wide entrepreneurial ideas competition following the success of Build Bartlesville. As the inspiration for Dream Big Oklahoma, Build Bartlesville earned the Innovation Center the 2013 Take 5 for Entrepreneurship award by U.S. SourceLink, and provided nearly $20,000 to Bartlesville-area startups during its first two years.

The state-wide competiton went live on February 10th, 2014 with a first round of regional contests and has drawn more than 10,000 online votes and 40,000 visits to

Who is eligible to compete?

  • Small business start-ups
  • Existing small businesses desiring to upgrade or offer new  products/services
  • Students from area universities and career tech centers

How the Contest Works

    1. Dream Something Big
    2. Enter the Contest!
    3. Share Your Dream with Others
    4. Pile Up Votes & Impress Judges
    5. Win a Cash Prize!

To Enter or Learn More: Dream Big Oklahoma Official Website

Competition Contact Information

David LeCount  Director, Innovation Center 

Cyndi Moore