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Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Results


The Sheridan Start-Up Challenge was launched in 2017 as a way to improve the entrepreneurial climate in Sheridan, Wy. Three finalists are chosen by a panel of judges to receive $5,000 (business funding), 1 year rent free residency at the Sheridan Incubator and the opportunity to apply for funding from the $50,000 Sheridan Start-Up Seed Fund.

Sheridan Start-Up Challenge 2019 Funded Companies

MuscleShok Sport Therapy, Purpose Physical Therapy, and Piney Island Native Plants.

To read more about the 2019 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Results, click here.

Picture of the muscle shock therapy pitch.

Lisa Durgin and Sharon Jones, from Gillette WY, pitching their professionally designed line of muscle pain relief gels and bath soak solutions developed for performance athletes.





Picture of the piney island native plants pitch,

Alisha Bretzman, from Story WY, pitching her idea to develop a native plant nursery to provide containerized, locally adapted native plant material for use in resoration projects in Wyoming and teh central Rocky Mountain region.



Picture of Purpose Physical Therapy's pitch.

Marta Ostler, from Dayton, pitching her idea to provide on-site preventative and treatment based physical therapy and skin rehabilitation services to underserved rural patients in the Sheridan Region.




Sheridan Start-Up Challenge 2018 Funded Companies

Spark Payments, Connect Speech Therapy, and ThermMaker.

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

To read about the 5 finalists of the 2018 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge, click here.


Sheridan Start-Up Challenge 2017 Funded Companies

K-driven, Old Army Records, and Oatware.

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



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