By focusing on how athletic departments and sports team can optimize the fan experience, they believe they can radically change the sporting landscape and the profit opportunities for sports organizations.
Bohon founded SkillPop to make in-person learning both easier and more accessible. The company achieves this by organizing in-person pop-up classes with topics that run the gamut, from DIY crafts to business development, and keeping tuition around $30 a piece for most of its classes.
Each startup will make a five minute pitch to an audience of investors, fellow startup founders and executives, and the general public. The winner of the competition, to be determined by an investor jury, will be awarded $10,000 in no-strings-attached capital to further their business plan.
The Rutherford has hosted signature events that include Euphoria’s “Tapas and Tinis” as well as Greenville Business Magazine’s Corporate Tuesday networking event.
Elev8 is the Upstate’s first farm-fresh fast-food restaurant and meal-delivery service. In its first year, the fast-growing company has cooked up six-digit gross revenues, with a 92 percent retention rate among their 103 customers. Diners order online before picking up fully cooked meals from half a dozen locations all over town or from the commercial kitchen Elev8 rents in the Village of West End.
Those who say a hobby can never become a career have obviously never met Connie Cleveland. Her part-time side gig is now a company, Dog Trainers Workshop, that boasts four full-time and six part-time employees. Still, the transition from dog trainer to business owner was a something of a shock.
Brian says that he plans to do a lot of experimental work with spices, herbs, fruits, and historical styles of beer, unlike any others on the market.
BANDWAGON is currently in the middle of selling football tickets. When college basketball begins in October/November, they’ll switch to that.
“It’s an easier and more accurate system than we’re putting into buildings today,” says Biesheuvel.
Most people can’t fathom moving to a new country not knowing the language. Even more challenging is opening a successful business in that country. Lorena Ausa is not most people.