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SCOREcard 2017 Competition

Rewarding and mentoring Richmond’s best new business models

Three winners were announced and the SCOREcard 2017 cash prizes were awarded:

Robert Stout - SCOREcard 2017 Winner

First Place – $5,000
The Dog Wagon Carry Out – Robert Stout
Operates a carry out restaurant specializing in the perfect on-the go meal: Hot Dogs!

Brandon Bruce - Second Place Winner

Second Place – $2,500
Food Not Flowers – Brandon Bruce
Prepares chef-inspired meals for family and friends to send for life events such as new baby, instead of flowers

Ames Russell - Third Place Winner

Third Place – $1,000
LMP Food Group, LLC/Ames' Hot Southern Honey – Ames Russell
Produces a Virginia honey condiment infused with red chili peppers, already available at 50 retail locations in Central/Eastern Virginia


panel of judges selected the three winners from six semifinalists.  Each contestant presented a pitch on their business model. The Final Event was held on May 17 at Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, 800 E. Leigh Street.

SCOREcard 2017, is a business model canvas competition held in partnership with the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park and Richmond Times-Dispatch. With twenty-three contestant entries, the competition sought to identify and reward Richmond area start-ups with the best business model that can lead to increased revenue and profit growth – the model that best demonstrates optimum customer and investor appeal.

For more information, read the Richmond Times article on the SCOREcard Competition

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