Charlevoix County Ignite
Business Model Competition
October 9, 2019 | Castle Farms
Doors Open at 5:00pm | Event Starts at 5:30pm
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.
The public is welcome to come and cheer on their favorite businesses for this exciting competition!
There will be time for competing businesses to network and make connections with other business professionals and angel investors in the audience.
Charlevoix County Ignite applicants must own a business in Charlevoix County and be startups or new businesses of two years old or less.
Download and fill out the application electronically: Charlevoix County Ignite Application 2019
Please submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to submit is midnight of Septemeber 15, 2019
2018 Green Light East Jordan Winners
1st Place-$10,000, Baris Atmaca of Socks Kick
2nd Place-$2,000, Tiffany Barrett of TCB, 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