The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is announcing the winner of the 2017 RDBN Startup Business Contest.
Amelia Mattson and Ryan Coltura of Pitter Patter Boutique took home the gold.
Entrants provided a business plan introducing their new business or business ideas, the entries were judged on the strength of their business planning.
There were four other finalists including Happy Jacks Resturant (Houston), Honeysuckle Farm (Burns Lake), Just Boer’d Dreamin (Houston) & Vet to Pet Mobile (Telkwa)
The finalists presented a 3-minute business plan at the Regional Business Forum held in Burns Lake on September 19th.
The five finalists each got a prize package with donated services and supplies, while the winner’s package was valued at 15 thousand dollars in supplies, including $8750 cash.
Bill Miller is the chair of the RDBN and he says “This contest has been well supported by the local and regional businesses and organizations who in turn support new businesses in the region.”