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Innovate Fuquay-Varina (2016-2017) Launches New Startups and Enhances Established Small Businesses in Southern Wake County

Innovate Fuquay-Varina (2016-2017) Launches New Startups and Enhances Established Small Businesses in Southern Wake County

52-Hour Startup & Business Development Recap

  • Day 1 (Friday, Jan. 27th 2017) of #InnovateFV 2017: 10 Pitches were presented and Teams formed. Teams worked throughout the weekend to develop their strategies, build their startup, and/or develop a plan to grow their existing small businesses in Southern Wake.
  • Day 2 (Saturday, Jan. 28th 2017) of #InnovateFV 2017. Teams worked feverishly on their startups and/or businesses, while Business Mentors assisted teams throughout the weekend.
  • Of the 10 Teams, 3 were existing small businesses participating in the Business Development Track, and 7 were aspiring entrepreneurs in the Startup Development Track.
  • 40+ Contributors & Mentors
  • 10 Teams
  • 7 Startups Developed/Launched
  • 3 Enhanced Small Businesses
  • 52 AMAZING Hours of Innovation
  • Opening Keynote by Fuquay-Varina Mayor John Byrne

 

InnovateFV Startup Development Weekend, “Class of 2017.”

  • Aspiring Entrepreneur, Marisa Highsmith, presenting her new concept for Southern Wake… #ButterBeanDepot
  • Aspiring Entrepreneur, Will Clark, launching his concept… #KidTransit
  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs & Lego Robotics “Engineers,” Brendan Johnson & RJ Meyers, presenting their idea for #BeeHiveHeaters
  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Jessie Bowden (& Georgia Hobbs), launching their new startup company specializing in “gifts of affirmation,” named #LopsAndVulpes
  • Social Media Marketing Professional & Teacher, Brandon Williams, launches his new Social Media Marketing Agency, #FreshMarketingSolutions
  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Daniel Pietrzak & Todd Franklin, presenting their “next-level” startup DIY furniture business, #DIWise
  • Aspiring Entrepreneur, Sterling Simpson-Johnson, unveiling his plans for high-end bags and luggage, #Velbear

 

InnovateFV Small Business Development Weekend, “Class of 2017.”

  • Adolfo Lunardi of #FuquayCars, Southern Wake’s only dedicated Car Service
  • Entrepreneurs and 2016 InnovateFV Finalists, Lynanne Fowle, Mark Fowle, & Jason Browne, of #ThirdDegreeBrewhouse

 

2016-2017 #InnovateFV WINNERS:

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRACK:

 

STARTUP DEVELOPMENT TRACK:

  • 1st Place: Bee Hive Heaters
  • 2nd Place: Butter Bean Depot
  • 3rd Place: D.I. Wise

 

 

www.InnovateFV.org

 

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