Congratulations to Chris Perkins and Cody Henke from Go Topless Glassware for being chosen as the winner of the IIG-sponsored Dream Big Grow Here contest! Go Topless Glassware produces drinking glasses and displays from high-end recycled bottles.. As one of the top five online vote recipients, Go Topless Glassware was invited to present to a panel of business experts. Presentations were judged on the following criteria: the viability of the business, an effective plan for use of prize money, the ability to raise additional capital, a potential to generate wealth in the region, the business provides economic diversity to the region and there is a potential to create jobs in the region. Perkins and Henke plan to increase production volume and invest in more machinery for their Ames location.The business is so new that they don't have a website , but they do have a page on Facebook. More information about Go Topless Glassware can be found at on their MyEntre.net profile HERE and on their Facebook Fan Page.
All five companies in the pitch-off reported being very happy to have the opportunity to rally their customers and supporters around their businesses and most of the finalists reported an . . . → Read More: We Have a Winner of the $5,000 IIG DREAM BIG GROW HERE Entrepreneurial Contest!