Entrepreneurs and small business owners had the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of judges, one of which was our very own Executive Director, Tim Ryan. Other judges included BizConnect Hampton Roads, Gather, Norfolk Economic Development and Free Agents Marketing. Pitchers included: Crumbsnatcher Cafe, Fatbellies Smack Yo Moma Sauce, Emblem Olive Oil, Industrial Hemp Products USA, Barre By The Bay and UnDsnap. A special congratulations to our grant winner for the evening, All Good Craft Granola Bars.
Be sure to keep an eye out for more events like this in the future.
StartWheel’s mission is to centralize and mobilize efforts that foster the growth of entrepreneurism in our regional innovation economy. We aim to support and cultivate an entrepreneurial network in HRVA where talent, resources, information and leadership come together.