The first-ever #StartupGVL Week was a huge success, with events from ecosystem partners including NEXT, Flywheel, The Hill Institute at Furman University and the City of Greenville, all collaborating to turn the spotlight on startups.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- April 7, 2022 (Greenville, SC) – The inaugural NEXT Launchpad event was an incredible celebration of early-stage innovation and entrepreneurship! With over 80 applicants for prizes in 6 categories, 8 winners were selected to receive prize packages that, in total, represent more than $100k.
And the winners are…
- HR/Team Development (Find Great People) – Charcuterthree
- Valuation (VentureFirst) – GoBeep
- Finance/Accounting/Business Services (Elliott Davis) – A Polished Man
- Legal Services (Wyche) – Aconabolics
- Design and Branding (Brains on Fire) – Livi Lou Laine
- Seed Capital from SCRA – Bottle Titan, Offeroo, SafeHelipad
NEXT is an entrepreneurial support organization that attracts and helps high-impact, knowledge-based companies grow by developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem and connecting entrepreneurs to it. NEXT currently supports over 120 knowledge-based companies in Upstate South Carolina. For more information, visit www.nextsc.org
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