Here's the last batch of entries for this year's AOA Startup Grant

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All of the entries are now in for this year's $2,500 AOA Startup Grant! And here's the last batch of applications:

+ Chateau Shows - A DIY community music and arts venue startup initiative for the enrichment and enhancement of the Capital Region's cultural ecosystem and creative economy.

+ The League of Extraordinary Red Heads - A social events group for people with red hair that's looking to establish chapters around North America.

+ ZeBra Bras - A custom bra company which uses 3D imaging and printing to produce unique products.

+ 2nd Street Farm - An urban farm in South Troy with a farm stand and farm share that's looking to expand.

+ Mount Ida Community Kitchen - A commercial incubator kitchen to suit the growing needs of small business owners and organizations of the Mt. Ida and greater Troy community.

+ Return The FAVOR - A website and phone application to allow veterans easy access to local discounts and veteran information anywhere around New York State.

+ PiƩce d'Occasion - A paint-your-own-pottery studio that is looking to bring it programming to schools and provide a low-cost space for trips.

+ Infinity Trade Consultants - A company that hosts an e-commerce site for global business-to-business bartering and is looking to introduce the benefits of the bartering marketplace to small businesses in the Capital District.

This group joins The Relief Room, Market Pops, Katahdin Stone Works, The DillyBean, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, and Hudson Virtual Tours, which were already posted.

Crowd voting for two of the three finalists will start Monday afternoon. And you can be sure we'll let you know about it.

The AOA Startup Grant is $2,500 in cash for people to use however they like for their project. This year's contest is sponsored by SEFCU, CDPHP, and the College of Saint Rose.


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