Grand Prize

What will the winner get?

$80,000!

But you probably want details, so here you go:

Startup Capital

  • Five local companies and investors have joined forces to contribute a total of $25,000 in startup capital:
    • SpringForward
    • Blake Shaffer, Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
    • Rob Rue, President of Littleton & Rue
    • Roark Thompson, Founder of PIPE AG
    • Nathan Stuckey, Trial Attorney
  • The Small Business Development Center will offer you a 3-year $5,000 City of Springfield Micro Loan subject to credit approval

Office & Meeting Space

  • COhatch will offer a complimentary 12-month Full-Time Co-working Membership

Brand Identity/Logo Package

  • Shift-ology will offer its In Focus Branding Package that includes a focus group report, logo, brand identity guide, master messages, and much more

Website Development

  • Free ownership of a Torrch Local website and 12 months of free hosting, support, and maintenance

Accounting

  • LWS Tax and Accounting will help you set up your tax & accounting system, provide 10 hours of free consultation, & complete your 2021 tax return

Legal Services

  • The Stuckey Firm will provide up to 12 hours of legal consultation and work (i.e. articles of incorporation, operating agreements, contracts etc.)

Managed IT Services

  • ProStratus will offer 12 months of its Essentials Complete IT support plan, plus up to 25 hours of project or engineering time

Radio Advertising

  • iHeart Media will provide a credit for a radio advertising schedule

Livestreaming or Video Podcasting

  • New Life Media Marketing & Productions will produce one livestreamed video or podcast episode per month for 12 months

Brand Video Production

  • Hatch New Media will produce a professional brand video or demo reel

Photography Package

  • Village Photography will provide a commercial photography package (headshots, product, service, and/or office environment images)

 

*Details about the exact offers will be provided to the winner after the conclusion of the competition.