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Spencer Business Finalist In Dream Big Grow Here Program

Mon 3-9-2015 []

(Iowa City)-- A local business is among five finalists that will be competing for $5,000 of start-up capital at an event called "EntreFEST" in Iowa City May 21st. It's through the "Dream Big Grow Here" program.

Triple Threat Threads of Spencer is among the five. The others are Jackson Street Brewing of Sioux City, TreePans.com of Akron, Marto Brewing Company of Onawa and American Hero Clothing of Larchwood.

Contestants submitted their ideas online and posted a video for voters to learn more about their business plans on social media. The top business in each category was guaranteed a trip to Iowa City for the pitch-off event, and four others in each category were chosen based on the quality of their application and votes.

Winners of each category will go on to pitch for grand prize money of $10,000.