Hey Sioux Falls spotlights local startups, names finalists for six award categories

August 23, 2018

Hey Sioux Falls spotlights local startups, names finalists for six award categories

SIOUX FALLS – Supporters of the Sioux Falls startup community will celebrate an emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem at the inaugural Hey Sioux Falls event, which will be held Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Orpheum Theatre. Eighteen finalists have been selected for awards in six categories for building great businesses or pushing the Sioux Falls entrepreneurial community forward. Award winners will be announced at the event.

Award categories and finalists include:

New Startup of the Year
Learn Create Build
Well 365

Growth Startup of the Year
Farmers Business Network
Think 3D Solutions
Weisser Distributing

Startup Champion of the Year
Clint Brown
Will Bushee
Karla Santi

Investor of the Year
Bird Dog Equity Partners
Bluestem Capital Company, LLC
Falls Angel Fund

Corporate Innovator of the Year
|First Bank & Trust
The First National Bank in Sioux Falls

Social Impact
Face It Together
Helpline Center’s Sioux Empire Network of Care
Sioux Falls Seminary

Hey Sioux Falls is a collaborative effort of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship and 1 Million Cups. The event will spotlight local business leaders and early stage startups, bringing the community together to celebrate entrepreneurism and emerging growth in the region.

The inaugural Hey Sioux Falls event is presented by The First National Bank in Sioux Falls. It will feature live entertainment and conversation during a social hour starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a program at 7 p.m. Complimentary tickets can be reserved at www.heysiouxfalls.com.

John T. Meyer, Lemonly
(605) 610-8585 | john@lemonly.com

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