• Friday, February 23, 2018

StartRight! Past Winners

Hear the StartRight! 2014 Winners Talk About the MWBC and the Competition!

StartRight! 2014 Winners
Haiwen DingGrand Prize Winner
Silver Spring, MD
Haiwen Ding, CEO
Megan Riggs2nd Place and
Pick the Pitch Winner
Dance4Life & Health, LLC
Gaithersburg, MD
Megan Riggs, CEO
Brenda Stephens2nd Place Winner
Sunflower Health
and Wellness, PC
Olney, MD
Brenda Stephens
Founder and Owner
Third Space Wellness2nd Place Winner
Third Space Wellness, LLC
Silver Spring, MD
Joy Andrews, Rachel Brumberger
and Samantha Dublin, Co-owners


2014 StartRight! Winners and Sponsors


StartRight! 2014 Winners and Sponsors


2014 StartRight! Semifinalists
Barb Jones, Craftworks, LLC
Megan Riggs, Dance4Life & Health, LLC
Haiwen Ding, ICOW, LLC
Lorry Dudley, The Modern Archive Corporation
Anna Kojzar, The Poshpacker Corporation
Brenda Stephens, Sunflower Health and Wellness, PC
Joy Andrews, Third Space Wellness, LLC


StartRight! 2014 was announced by the Frederick News Post. Read the article!


2013 StartRight! Winners and Sponsors
Kellee JamesGrand Prize Winner
Silver Spring, MD
Kellee James
Arti VaranasiFirst Prize in the
Life Sciences category
Advancing Synergy, LLC
Arti Varanasi, President & CEO
Dana McFaddenFirst Prize in the
Technology category
Jai’s Dreams
Dana McFadden
Ruth BielobockyFirst Prize in the
General Business category
Artis Scarvz, LLC.
Ruth Bielobocky, CEO


2013 StartRight! Semifinalists

Honorable Mentions and checks for $1,000 were awarded to three semifinalists: Cheryl Kollin, Founder & CEO of Full Plate Ventures DBA Farm to Freezer; Madhvi Upender, Founder and CEO of Naveenum, LLC; and Mona Hall McKenzie, Founder & CEO of Capital City Sweets & Treats, LLC

Congratulations to all of these women for all their hard work and dedication. The MWBC hopes that each of your participation in our StartRight! Business Plan Competition helped you develop and focus your business plans and ideas and put them into action.


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