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Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge 2015

Welcome, Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge participants!

To see the eligibility and judging criteria for this competition please visit http://www.StrongRuralAmerica.com/Challenge.  See left menu for Eligibility and Rules and Procedures.

Congratulations to the Top Ten Semi-Finalists!

ATP-SC (Allendale, S.C.) - Team lead: Joe James

Branches, Inc. (Neosho, Mo.) - Team lead: David Parsons

Fergus Foods (Fergus Falls, Minn.) - Team lead: Robert Fuglie

Golden Bridges, Inc. (Palmyra, Mo.) - Team lead: Suzanne Ellerbrock

Mobile Rural Veterinary Clinic (Panhandle, Texas) - Team lead: Joe Hillhouse

Pasturebird, LLC (Temecula, Calif.) - Team lead: Paul Greive

Pulaski Grow (Pulaski, Va.) - Team lead: Lee Spiegel

ScoutPro (Lone Tree, Iowa) - Team lead: Michael Koenig

Shelf Life (Arlington, Tenn.) - Team lead: Glenn Cunningham

StopFlood Appliance Systems (Inkom, Idaho) - Team lead: Brent Singley


Their next step is a pitch audition via Skype or Google Hangouts to be scheduled in early November. For more information about the semi-finalists and what is next, see the official press release.