Three Finalists to Present Plans on April 12 at Public Event
SALEM, Mass., April 1/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Center at Salem State College today announced that three companies have been named as finalists in the North of Boston Business Plan competition. The finalists include companies that
The finalists include:
EcoCentric Resources DBA TOPIA (Salem, MA) - online sales of environmentally responsible, non-toxic household products made with authentic natural ingredients, and "chlorine free" baby diapers and baby wipes directly to consumers.
Lane Nielsen, EcoCentric Resources TOPIA 617-510-0274 email@example.com
Local Ginger (Newburyport, MA) - A marketing communication channel to help local merchants reach likely customers through email and SMS technologies. www.localginger.com
Arik Keller, Local Ginger 978-387-3738 firstname.lastname@example.org
Solar Sheds (Peabody, MA) - develops and markets, energy conversion products for the solar photovoltaic industry.
Frank Harrington, Solar Sheds 978-335-7724 email@example.com
Finalists are startups and emerging businesses less than three years old. To qualify for the competition each business has committed to locating on the North Shore or Merrimack Valley and to grow to at least five full time employees or full time equivalent employees within two years.
First prize in the North of Boston Business Plan Competition is $5,000. Second and third place plans will receive $3,000 and $2,000 respectively.
The April 12th Finale and reception that follows is open to the public free of charge. Anyone wishing to attend may RSVP by visiting www.enterprisectr.org/bpc/finalersvp51.html or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The competition judges interviewed semi-finalists on March 31 and selected the finalists that day. On April 12, each finalist will present his or her plan for 15 minutes followed by 10 minutes of questioning from the judges. After the presentations the judges will confer and the winner will be announced that same evening.
SOURCE Enterprise Center at Salem State College
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