Thursday, January 26, 2017
Virginia Entrepreneurs Get A Shot At $200,000 Worth of Prizes and Money Awards
Recognizing the importance of small business
The Advancement Foundation created the Gauntlet Business Competition to support small businesses who create jobs in the community. As stated by Annette Peterson, The Advancement Foundation, "Small business owners are the ones that invest and live in the community. Small business creates more jobs."
One recent award recipient said his "business has grown exponentially" because of the Gauntlet program. Award recipients receive grant money and prizes along with valuable business assets such as office space, business licenses, chamber memberships, computers, training, and money for equipment and supplies. Winners also participate in a training program, which will teach entrepreneurs business plan development, market research, operational detail and sales/marketing techniques.
To apply for a Gauntlet Business Competition aware, apply online at theadvancementfoundation.org/gauntlet/\
Read more at www.wdbj7.com/content/news/A-competition-is-expanding-to-help-more-small-businesses-409931165.html