The 2014 Business Plan Competition
Over $20,000 in prizes, resources, mentorship and business plan assistance!
The bizMIX 2014 awards are as follows:
BizMIX Big Impact Award to Paper Dosa (authentic South Indian food)
The judging panel of business development experts, entrepreneurs and professional, established business people felt that expressing confidence in Paper Dosa’s potential and plan would leverage the energy and talent and truly launch a successful new business in Santa Fe. They are being awarded $13,000 for their start-up costs and bookkeeping from Barraclough & Associates.
BizMIX Startup Readiness Award to Cheesemongers of Santa Fe (retail specialist in smaller-scale artisan and farmstead cheese)
With an excellent business plan and a solid strategy for opening its doors imminently, the judges determined that enough of a monetary award to complete a few specific remaining goals would empower a smooth opening of this exciting specialty business. They are being awarded $5000, $2000 in advertising from Hutton Broadcasting, social media consulting from B Social and a member ship from the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce.
Other awards include:
Barrio Brinery (fine fermented foods) won entry to The Velocity Project and a $1000 advertising package from Hutton Broadcasting.
Ridgeline Racing (producers of high-quality outdoor races and events for all ages and levels) won a $1000 advertising package from Hutton Broadcasting, social media consulting from B Social. Legal consultation from Talia Kosh at The Bennett Law Firm.
Vovi (fashion company focused on excellence in design, craftsmanship and production in the tradition of ateliers) won $500 for being crowd favorite at MIX.
TigerDeer (making one of a kind ‘new’ clothes to sell from second hand clothing and items) won $500 for being crowd favorite at the Santa Fe Chamber Business Awards
Daisy Chain (solution to charging multiple devices) won a Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce membership
bizMIX 2014 would not be possible without the generous support of these sponsors:
- Richard P Feynman Center of Innovation at Los Alamos National Lab
- Thornburg Investment Management
- City of Santa Fe – Economic Development
- Santa Fe County
- Los Alamos National Bank
- Positive Energy Solar
- Century Bank
- New Mexico Bank and Trust
- Christus St. Vincent
- Bank of Albuquerque
- Santa Fe Community Foundation
- Hutton Broadcasting
- The Velocity Project
- Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
- La Fonda Hotel
- Inn and Spa at Loretto
- B Social
- Barraclough & Associates
- The Bennett Law Firm
- Backroad Pizza
- Mind Over Markets
- Cupcake Clothing