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Casper Start-Up Challenge Results

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The Casper Start-Up Challenge was launched in 2016 as a way to improve the entrepreneurial climate in Casper, Wy. Three finalists are chosen by a panel of judges to receive $5,000 (business funding), 1 year of rent free residency in the Casper Incubator and the opportunity to apply for funding through the $50,000 Casper Start-Up Seed Fund. 

2019 Casper Start-Up Challenge Winners

Picture of the 3 winning businesses.
From left to right: Austin Griess (NevRA), Chad and Amber Pollock (Piggyback Cocktail) and Adam Pauli (Symmetry Trailers) pose after it was announced they were the winners of the Casper Start-Up Challenge. (Tom Dixon, Wyoming Business Council)


To read more about the results of the 2019 Casper Start-Up Challenge, click here.

2018 Funded Companies 

Simple Injection, Barnwood Bros, and Wyoming Gear Builders.

To read more about the 2018 Casper Start-Up Challenge, click here.

Kyle Petrie and Eric Mundorf of Barnwood Bros. Picture of Matt Kull, founder of Simple Injection. Photo of Cameron Siplon, owner of Wyoming gear builders, in front of a red fire truck.
Kyle Petrie and Eric Mundorf creators of Barnwood Bros. which specializes in reclaiming and reusing materials from dilapidated barns and sheds. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)
Matt Kull, owner of Simple Injection, poses next to his automatic injection machine at his workshop outside of Casper.(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)
Cameron Siplon, owner of Wyoming Gear Builders which makes rugged outdoor gear. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)


2017 Funded Companies

Valued Energy Platform, Aerial Enforcement Solutions and Interject.

To read more about the 2017 Casper Startup Challenge, click here.


2016 Funded Companies

DIEM LLC., Nunn Utility Locating, and Bison Kings. 

To read more about the 2016 Casper Start-Up Challenge, click here.


Picture of the casper start up challenge's 2016 qualifiers.
Casper Start-Up Challenge's 2016 Funded companies. Picture by the WTBC.


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