An interesting mix of potential businesses will compete May 11 in the finals of this year’s Start-up Business Plan Competition, The Development Corporation of Knox County said today.
The top two picks by a panel of judges will get free office space, cash and other goodies.
The finals will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Goins Auditorium at Pellissippi State Technical Community College.
The finalists and their products or services as described by the Development Corp. are:
— Boulder Booties: Product to protect the specialized climbing shoes worn while rock climbing;
— SpringBox: Compact computer server and related support service that acts as a stand-in for an information technology department in a small business;
— Streamline Group: First and only business source for the full spectrum of electronic and physical mailing, shipping, and receiving solutions and services;
— Knoxville Robots: Retail, training, and public meeting facility for robot enthusiasts, engineers, inventors, and educators;
— Heavenly Criterz: Web-based business that provides a purely Christian, on-line, educational, as well as fun, interactive experience for children that sell personalized stuffed animals; and
— NuGenRe (New Generation Recycling): Management of electronic waste (e-waste).