RevRoad Annual Entrepreneur Competition a Success.

Over $14,500 given in cash prize money to winning entrepreneurs.

PROVO, Utah — On Saturday, September 12th, Utah County’s most promising entrepreneurs gathered at RevRoad HQ in Provo, Utah to pitch their companies to a panel of judges filled with some of Utah’s most successful business leaders. 

On Saturday, September 12th, Utah County’s most promising entrepreneurs gathered at RevRoad HQ in Provo, Utah to pitch their companies to a panel of judges filled with some of Utah’s most successful business leaders. 

The RevRoad Annual Entrepreneur Competition, sponsored by Central Bank, helps companies experience pitching their business, provides an opportunity to network with other successful entrepreneurs, and gives community members the opportunity to come learn from and support their local startups. 

Out of over 200 applications, 36 companies moved onto the semifinal round where they pitched in front of a panel of 24 judges. The panel was made up of influential business leaders such as: Dennis Steele of Podium, Amy Rees Anderson of Rees Capital, Kassidi Henry of Braid Workshop, Jake Halladay of Corient Capital, Ronnie Price of Former NBA Player, John Sperry of Halosight, and more. 

Using criteria including target market, problem/solution fit, team and advisors, leadership, traction, competitive advantage, and financials, the judges selected the top 6 companies to compete in the final round. Those 6 companies competed for the grand prize, runner-up prize, and 3rd place prize. There was also a fan favorite prize awarded to the entry with the most community votes. 

Watch the Entrepreneur Competition Highlight video here.

Watch the Entrepreneur Competition highlight video!

The winning finalists are as follows:

  • $10,000 cash for the Champion: Awarded to Bobelo
    Learn more about Bobelo here.
    (Cash prizes are NOT tied to an investment or equity. )


  • $2,500 cash for the Runner-Up: Awarded to Solosuit
    Learn more about SoloSuit here.
    (Cash prizes are NOT tied to an investment or equity.)


  • $1,000 cash for the 3rd place prize: Awarded to The Girls Company
    Learn more about The Girls Company here.
    (Cash prizes are NOT tied to an investment or equity.)


  • $1,000 cash prize for the fan favorite: Awarded to Comma Copywriters
    Learn more about Comma Copywriters  here.
    (Cash prizes are NOT tied to an investment or equity.)

RevRoad thanks all who applied, competed, participated in, and attended the RevRoad Entrepreneur Competition 2020, sponsored by Central Bank. Dates for next year’s competition will be announced in the coming months. Visit revroad.com for details.

Competition champion, Bobelo, pose with their prize money and RevRoad CEO, Derrin Hill

“We’re grateful for the new connections and the great advice and feedback we received during the competition that will help fuel Bobelo to push future innovations in the beverage space.”

JJ Steadman, VP of Marketing and eCommerce at Bobelo

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For media inquiries, interviews or additional information, please contact RevRoad CMO A.J. Rounds at aj.rounds@revroad.com or by calling  888-920-7623.

About RevRoad

At RevRoad, we are all about helping entrepreneurs succeed. We help our portfolio companies maximize profitability, get to market faster and create a solid foundation for their venture by packing their team with experts for up to 24 months. We work shoulder to shoulder with founders of developing companies to provide everything they need to grow.

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