The Next Generation of Business Leaders held their first Made in FredVA Business Plan competition in 2013. 17 Entrepreneurs applied. 6 were selected to pitch their idea at the Finale event that was held in Dodd Auditorium at the University of Mary Washington. Over 200 people attended the Live Finale event. In the end, Sprelly took home the People's Choice Award and a $250 cash prize and Muster Me was the Grand Prize winner, receiving $10,000 towards business expenses.
We are proud that several of the applicants and finalists are actively pursuing their dreams in the Fredericksburg Region. Soon, we will be able to dine with 2 Finalists, Sprelly and Spencer Devon Brewing.
Thank you to the sponsors who made the Inaugural competion possible.
City of Fredericksburg EDA
Next Generation of Business Leaders
Spotsylvania County EDA
Stafford County EDA