UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Hosts Informational Mixer

An informational mixer for the UW Casper Start-Up Challenge will be hosted on August 22nd.

The Wyoming Technology Business Center is hosting the Casper Start-Up Challenge, for a third year of competition. At stake is $50,000 to seed Casper Start-up businesses.

The WTBC is a business development program of the University of Wyoming with business incubators in Laramie, Casper, and Sheridan.

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The WTBC will be hosting the mixer at Frontier Brewing on Wednesday, August 22nd, at 5:30 pm.

“The Challenge is open to any stage of start-up business in the Casper area,” said Jerad Stack, Director of the Casper Area WTBC. “Even if you just have a business idea, we want to encourage you to come to the mixer and learn more about the Start-up Challenge.”

The mixer will provide details of the Challenge, from the registration process through the stages of the competition leading to the final pitch day on November 15th.

“This is a great way for those interested in the competition to meet WTBC staff and get any questions they have answered,” Stack continued.

Registration for the 2018 Casper Start-Up Challenge is now open and closes September 7th.

The Casper Start-Up Challenge is made possible thanks to sponsorship from; Oil City, CAEDA/Forward Casper, John P. Ellbogen Foundation, First Interstate Bank and WIDC Frontier CDC.

How to enter this year’s event
The Casper Start-Up Challenge is open to any new and independent venture in its seed, start-up, or early growth phases. An informational mixer on the 2018 Start-Up Challenge will be held at the Frontier Brewing Company, 117 E 2nd St. in Casper, on Wednesday, Aug. 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Anyone interested in participating is encourage to attend.

Additional information and application materials are available online at https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/casper2018

The application period for this year’s event is open and the deadline is Sept. 7. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Jerad Stack, online at jstack@uwyo.edu, or call 307 315-6401.