Judges announced for finals of eighth annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge on April 28

Thursday April 13, 2017 0 comments Tags: Greeley, Monfort Entrepreneurial Challenge, David Thomas, George Lobisser, Tyler Richardson, Ross Shell


GREELEY -- The judges have been announced for the final competition event of the eighth annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge at the University of Northern Colorado on April 28.Monfort_Challenge_logoUSE

The Entrepreneurial Challenge invites aspiring entrepreneurs to obtain exposure and compete for $50,000 in prize money to help bring their innovative business ideas to fruition.

The judges will review the final five business concepts and award shares of the prize money according to their placing.

“This year’s judges will share their advice and experiences in helping our finalists advance their business plans,” said David Thomas, assistant professor of management and director of the Entrepreneurial Challenge.

“Their advice can benefit all our visitors and aspiring entrepreneurs.”

Judges for the final round are: George Lobisser, co-founder and CEO of RipeLocker LLC and a partner in Maliky Capital LLC; Tyler Richardson, co-owner of Richmark Holdings Inc.; and Ross Shell, founder and CEO of Red Idea Partners. 

The five finalists were selected during the preliminary round and will present in a “Shark Tank” format at the final round of competition, which will be at noon on April 28 at the UNC University Center.

The public is welcome to attend.

For more information about the competition, visit www.mcb-echallenge.com.