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Charlevoix County Ignite

Business Model Competition

October 9, 2019  |  Castle Farms

Doors Open at 5:00pm | Event Starts at 5:30pm

 

 


Event Information

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. 
 
 

Application Information

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 charlevoixignite@northernlakes.net. 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

 

Grand Prize Winner, Socks Kick - $10,000

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