Pitch your business for a chance to win $25,000. You must a legal resident of the U.S., at least 18 years old, and own an independent (non-franchised) business that employs 50 or fewer employees. Complete the application form and submit a 90-second video about what makes your business unique and how winning the prize could further your business. Deadline: May 4, 3018. Find contest rules at Inc.