Office of Small Business Opportunity Power Up Pitch Competition Winners
Webgyrlz Code, LLC
1st Place Prize Winner ($1000): Shambi Broome, owner of Webgyrlz Code. Webgyrlz Code gives females superpowers through computer science. The company also teaches them computer programming and introduces the possibilities of a career in technology. For more information log onto www.webgyrlzcode.org. (Prize money sponsored by SC Federal Credit Union. In addition a Marketing Consultation Gift Certificate was sponsored by Splash Omnimedia.)
Touch of Joy International, LLC
2nd Place Prize Winner ($500): Joy L. McLaughlin-Harris, owner of Touch of Joy International, LLC. Touch of Joy International is a client-focused and result driven business that provides transformational speaking, business coaching solutions and leadership education. For more information log onto www.touchofjoy.org. (Prize money sponsored by LLE Construction.)
3rd Place Prize Winner ($250): Benton Marion, owner of No Smell. No Smell products and services can help the community rid automobiles and interior spaces of germs, bacteria, and malodorous smells. No Smell products are EPA registered products. (Prize money sponsored by Community Works.)
Elevate Healthcare Solutions, LLC
4th Place Prize Winner ($100): Geveva Holliday, owner of Elevate Healthcare Solutions. Elevate Healthcare Solutions specializes in wound care and foot care delivery with a special concentration of at risk population especially those who are not able to advocate for themselves. For more information log onto www.elevatehealthcareconsulting.com. (Prize money sponsored by KRJ Consulting, LLC.)
Take a Leap Travel, LLC
5th Place Prize Winner ($75): Rhonda Washngton, owner of Take a Leap Travel. Take a Leap Travel is a consultancy not an agency. They provide the services which include speaking engagements, personalized itineraries, and travel merchandise. For more information log onto www.takealeaptravel.com. (Prize money sponsored by KRJ Consulting, LLC.)
Engage Richland: Connecting Small Businesses to Financing and Contracting Opportunities
The Office of Small Business Opportunity will host its first Engage Richland: Connecting Small Businesses to Financing and Contracting Opportunities Summit on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
This event will be held at the R2i2 Convention Center located at 763 Fashion Drive, Columbia, SC 29229, from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
We are expecting approximately 200-250 participants at this event. This event will provide relevant and timely information for small businesses on how to gain access to capital, pursue contracting opportunities with Richland County departments and to network with other business owners, lenders, affiliates, and partners of Richland County with the hopes of obtaining contracts.
For more information contact at 803-576-1540 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register click on the link engagerichland.eventbrite.com
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