The AOA Startup Grant final is Wednesday and it's open to the public if you'd like attend

Startup Grant 2017 final projects composite

We mentioned this before, but figured we'd highlight it again: The presentations from the finalists in this year's AOA Startup Grant contest are this Wednesday evening at the College of Saint Rose. The finalists will be pitching their ideas to a panel of judges starting at 5:30 pm.

The event is free and open to public, but space is limited. So if you'd like to attend, we please ask that you register.

The three projects in the running for this year's $2,500 grant are Bard & Baker: Board Game Cafe, Olive and June Floral Co., and Adirondack Barnwood Salvage.

We got a short preview of what they'll have to say during a coaching session last week with John Dion, a professor of marketing at The College of Saint Rose, and the competition is fierce (but friendly). It'd be easy to see any one of the projects taking the prize.

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