Business

Local company is semi-finalist in edg3 competition

GoXpedition of Sequim is a semi-finalist in Kitsap Bank’s inaugural edg3 FUND (rhymes with hedge fund) small business competition.

The mission of edg3 FUND is to recognize entrepreneurs dedicated to growing their community in three ways: economically, socially or environmentally. The bank received nearly 70 applications from entrepreneurs throughout Western Washington in industries ranging from food/beverages and tourism to arts, education and agriculture.

The public is invited to vote for their favorite company through Aug. 15 at www.kitsapbank.com/edg3-fund. View background information and videos about the 16 semifinal companies and learn how the prize money will help each of them.

Results of the vote determine the top five finalists for a live competition on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Harborside Conference Center in Bremerton. There, the finalists present their pitches before a live audience and an independent panel of judges. The winner comes away with $20,000.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Dec 17
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates