9 mentors. 5 days. 1 Castle. You.

An exclusive week of hands-on mentorship with some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs in the world, as well as exclusive access and full accommodations at the world-famous Oheka Castle — aka The Great Gatsby mansion.

Oheka Castle

9 mentors. 5 days. 1 Castle. You.

An exclusive week of hands-on mentorship with some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs in the world, as well as exclusive access and full accommodations at the world-famous Oheka Castle — aka The Great Gatsby mansion.

Learn from the best

Mentors

Tony Robbins

CEO Whisperer

Russell Simmons

Media Mogul, Philanthropist

Tim Ferriss

Author, Investor

Daymond John

Founder, FUBU

Marie Forleo

Author, TV Host

Troy Carter

Founder, Atom Factory

Tom Farley

President, NYSE

Tobi Lutke

CEO, Shopify

Mark Hoffman

CEO, CNBC

Ring the NYSE Opening Bell®

Winners will start their five-day retreat at the New York Stock Exchange where they will ring the Opening Bell® and have their name displayed on a banner adorning the facade of the historic building.
After the bell ringing, you'll be interviewed live by CNBC about your business.

New York Stock Exchange

The details

How it works

Five lucky winning companies will join us on this entrepreneurial experience of a lifetime. Here's how to get there.

Create a new store

Have a great business idea that you've always wanted to explore? Here’s your chance! Launch an online store with Shopify to enter the competition.

Compete to sell the most

Next, it's time to get selling. After the eight-month competition, we'll calculate your sales. Sell the most during the competition, and receive our grand prize.

Get mentorship

You could earn the opportunity to seek advice and guidance from our all-star entrepreneurs while we send you on the trip of a lifetime.

Start your free trial

Join the competition

Already have a store? Join the competition

Past winners

2013

2013

2012

2012

2011

2011

2010

2010

Partners

Important Competition Details

Competition registration runs from Sept. 22, 2015 to March 31, 2016, but you can sign up any time. After you register, only complete calendar months between Oct. 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016 will be used in the calculation of gross sales. You don't need any experience starting or running an online store – Shopify makes it easy.

Still have more questions?

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