John P. Ellbogen $10K Entrepreneurship Competition

Winners of the 2004 $10K Competition

Table Mountain Vineyards

Team: Table Mountain Vineyards, Patrick & Amie Zimmerer
The goal of Table Mountain Vineyards is to focus on developing a new agriculture industry, business and product for Wyoming by creating a winery in Wyoming utilizing 100% Wyoming Grown Fruits.


2004 $10K Finalists & Place Winners

After reviewing the ten executive summaries submitted for the 2004 $10K competition, the judges selected the following four teams to continue in the competition.

Magnetic Ray's 

(2nd Place winner of $5,000)
Bryan Ray, Chemistry (Ph.D student).
The goal of Magnetic Ray's is to develop innovative fishing equipment in Laramie, WY. Their primary goal is to manufacture magnetic attachment systems for fishing/outdoor equipment.



(3rd Place winner**)
Team: Eric Coates, English.
Traffic Signal Technologies' (TST) goal is to develop and distribute an intelligent traffic pacer transportation system.


(3rd Place winner**)
Team: Brian Bartlette, e.Business, Lyndi Preator, Management and Marketing, Matt Bryce, Mechanical Engineering.
MLB aims to design and market its product, the Orion Trailing-arm system, an innovative, patent pending, lightweight, durable front snowmobile suspension to aftermarket snowmobile accessory distributors.

**TST, LLC & MLB tied for 3rd Place & the $2,500 was split between the two teams.