2020 Spark business plan winners announced

by Dec 15, 2020

The Mill, Bloomington’s nonprofit center for entrepreneurship, announced that ShuffleMe is the winner of the inaugural 2020 Spark Business Plan Competition on Tuesday, December 15. The competition gives startups in the Velocities region from Bloomington-Columbus the chance to comepete for $2,500 in cash. All participants receive feedback from judges.

The 2020 event was sponsored by Duke Energy. Submissions were scored by expert judges from Elevate Ventures, IU Ventures, Velocities, the Kelley School of Business, the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce, and Ivy Tech Community College.

The 2020 high scorers were:

  1. ShuffleMe—WINNER
  2. Wayzada
  3. Reezy
  4. OurSafeQ

Congratulations to all, and we look forward to the next competition!

The Mill’s mission is to spark Bloomington’s innovation economy by launching and accelerating startups, and its vision is to become Indiana’s center of gravity for entrepreneurship. 

Learn more about the event and sign up for updates on next year’s competition.