Business Model Competition
October 9, 2020 | Castle Farms
Doors Open at 5:00pm | Event Starts at 5:30pm
In partnership with Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce, Boyne City Main Street, Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce, Charlevoix Main Street DDA, East Jordan Chamber of Commerce, East Jordan DDA, Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), Small Business Development Centers of Michigan (SBDC)
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Charlevoix County Ignite applicants must have their business located in Charlevoix County and be startups or new businesses of two years old or less.
Polish up your business plan! All Charlevoix County entrepreneurs and new businesses two years old or less are invited to apply to compete for startup capital toward their business and a chance to advance to the finale competition, Grand Event, to compete for more startup funds.
Competitors will receive business counseling from professionals to help in preparing a 4-minute business pitch for the panel of judges on the night of the competition. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be awarded as well as an audience selected People’s Choice Award.
There will be time for competing businesses to network and make connections with other business professionals and angel investors in the audience.
The public is welcome to come and cheer on their favorite businesses for this exciting competition! Admission into the event is free. Click here to RSVP to attend!
2018 Green Light East Jordan Winners
1st Place-$10,000, Baris Atmaca of Socks Kick
2nd Place-$2,000, Tiffany Barrett of TBC, LLC Wellness Center
3rd Place-$1,000, Travis Glowney of Sink or Swim
People’s Choice-$500, Baris Atmaca of Socks Kick
Student Entrepreneur Winner-$1,000, Bailey Paxton of Agile Care Solutions
Grand Prize Winner, Socks Kick - $10,000