Brewnuts, a Cleveland business that marries craft beer with doughnuts, is moving on in the Samuel Adams American Dream competition. The company finished with the most online votes in the Pitch Room Wild Card Competition and now advances to the finals in New York City to compete for a $10,000 business grant, the brewery announced Monday. (Nov. 24)
Samuel Adams launched the American Dream program in 2008 in partnership with Accion, the nation’s leading nonprofit provider of small business capital and coaching. To date, it has provided more than $3 million in microloans to more than 375 small businesses nationwide, coached more than 4,000 entrepreneurs and helped create or retain more than 2,000 jobs.