Ann Arbor SPARK celebrated the conclusion of its 18thBoot Camp program with participant investor pitches and a reception last night at the SPARK Central business incubator. At the Ann Arbor SPARK Boot Camp Celebration, WriteSteps was selected as the “Best of Boot Camp” winner, based on the quality of its investor pitch and business plan and will receive $5,000 in business consulting services.
Also at the Boot Camp celebration, Tyler Paxton of Are You a Human (AYaH) was awarded “Best Pitch” by the judges. AYaH is creating and marketing a human authentication applet for use on websites.
On Friday evening at AnnArbor.com’s Deals of the Year celebration, we presented FastTrack awards to 10 regional companies.
Sponsored by Yeo & Yeo, P.C., CPAs & Business Consultants and Arboretum Ventures, FastTrack awards are presented to companies that have demonstrated consistent growth. Several of the 10 companies that won 2010 FastTrack awards were multiple year winners, demonstrating long-term business growth.