SameGrain: From Starup to Sponsorship

Former StartRight! Winner to Sponsor 2015 Competition Rockville, MD – Just 3 years ago, Anne Balduzzi entered her business plan in the 2012 StartRight! Business Plan Competition; today that startup, SameGrain, is sponsoring the same event. According to SameGrain founder Anne Balduzzi, winning the 2012 StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition not only served as a catalyst for bigger things to come but also validated an idea: expand online matching beyond dating and enable people to match with others that share multiple in-depth areas in common for multiple purposes. “I wanted anyone anywhere, whether in the same room or around the world, to be able to privately connect with the people they should meet in life,” commented SameGrain founder Anne Balduzzi. The StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition is an annual initiative supporting the mission of the Maryland Women’s Business Center’s to help people start and build successful woman-owned enterprises positioned for…

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StartRight! 2015 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Power Conference Winners

PRESS RELEASE September 3, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT Jacqueline Lara, MWBC 301-315-8091                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          StartRight! 2015 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced Four Corners Counseling, LLC Named Grand Prize Winner Rockville, MD, September, 3, 2015 – Today, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced the winners of the 12th annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition at the Power Conference at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The annual competition is supported with $13,000 in cash prizes provided by sponsors. Shulman Rogers and Walmart were this year’s Gold Level Sponsors joined by Morgan Stanley at the Silver Level. Bronze Level sponsors include BioMaryland, TriBridge Partners, LLC, Revere Bank, EagleBank, Allegra, Snyder Cohn, SameGrain, The Daily Record, Bethesda…

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