The first annual Goshen County Start-Up Challenge (GCSC) will be launched on August 15th, 2022. The GCSC is supported through the University of Wyoming’s IMPACT 307, Goshen County Economic Development, and Eastern Wyoming College. In IMPACT 307’s (formerly known as the WTBC) history, 215 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 Goshen County thrive!
The Goshen 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. The target size for the seed fund is $50K.