17 May BizTimes: Four southeastern Wisconsin companies named finalists in Governor’s Business Plan Contest
The Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is back for its 20th year of helping entrepreneurs prepare to launch their business. A total of 150 entries have been narrowed down to 13 finalists who will all present their businesses to a panel of judges on May 31.
Finalists from southeastern Wisconsin include:
- Germantown-based Chocolate Rescue for Dogs: Founder Arek Schmocker has created a dog treat that encapsulates the toxins found in chocolate if a dog were to accidentally eat some.
- Milwaukee-based Energy Tech Innovations: Founder Bryan Johnson is helping the company develop a low-cost, water-based gas treatment method that will convert biogas into renewable natural gas, a greenhouse gas neutral fuel.
- Oconomowoc-based Soul Mobility: Founder Troy Tesmer aims to provide solutions to the physically challenged through the startup’s user-inspired designs and innovations.
- West Allis-based WORKSHIFT: Founder Bekki Yang is helping connect local health care workers with businesses and organizations seeking on-demand health care workers to perform necessary COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, among other medical/clinical services.
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