Start-Up Challenge

Tuesday, November 1, 5:30pm

IMPACT 307, Sheridan’s business incubator, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge entrepreneur competition. The following is a brief summary of each finalist, including the company name, the entrepreneur, and their business idea:

Gannett Health, Louisa Crosby – A mobile, advocacy-focused direct primary care medical practice focusing on prevention and access for patients locally and across underserved areas of Wyoming.

I Call Shotgun, Alaina Gross and Izzy Haas – Activities and games with a related app that provide safe and legal entertainment for young adults in small towns.

Cannoli Bliss, Marissa Logan – A specialty bakery providing Italian desserts and savory items, including gluten and sugar free options, to food lovers across the mountain west.

O. clarkii Reels, Zac Sexton, Rodney Fought, and Brad Williams – Developer of a premium, semi-automatic fly reel that contains numerous features not available on any reel being sold in North America.

HorseWell, Megan Welles – A myofascial blade designed for horse massage that can be used by horse owners to treat muscle soreness in performance horses.

Solid Hitch, Darwin Williamson – A trailer hitch innovation that is designed to eliminate annoying rattles and excessive play while improving safety for anyone that tows trailers behind a vehicle.

Each finalist will present at the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Pitch Night, scheduled for November 1, 5:30 PM at the WYO Theater in Sheridan, with an opportunity to win business funding from the $100,000 seed fund established for the event.