Sweetwater County Start-Up Challenge

Start-Up Challenge Details

The 2nd annual Sweetwater County Start-Up Challenge (SCSC) will be launch on August 21, 2023.  SCSC is supported through the University of Wyoming’s IMPACT 307, Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce, Rock Springs Main Street URA and numerous local community partners.  In IMPACT 307’s (formerly known as the WTBC) history, 309 businesses have been launched.  Over half of those have been from local startup challenges.  IMPACT 307 is very excited to be introducing this new regional startup challenge to help entrepreneurs in Sweetwater County thrive!

The Sweetwater County Start-Up Challenge seeks to catalyze innovative and scalable Wyoming startup businesses and provide the opportunity to apply for seed money to take the business past concept stage and into real-world first article builds and initial sales.  The competition is also open to early stage businesses which will propel significant growth in Wyoming’s economic ecosystem. The competition will identify Winning Finalists who receive a portion of a seed fund.  The seed fund size is currently being determined. Watch the 2022 Challenge HERE!

2023 Schedule

August 21-September 25: Applications Open
September 14: Business Bootcamp
December 6 @ 6PM: Pitch Day in Rock Springs
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Upcoming Events

For a full list of events, please visit: https://impact307.org/events/

Special thanks to the supporters of the Sweetwater County Start-Up Challenge!

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