And then there were 20!
The Semi-finalists for Intuit's Small Business Big Game promotion were announced on October 28. The original list of 15,000 entries has been narrowed down to the top 20. These final twenty small businesses range from farmers to confectioners to wood reclaiming to BBQ.
The final 4 will be selected by Intuit's staff of 8,000 people. The top 4 finalist will be announced on Nov 11, after which voting will be opened to the rest of the world through the www.smallbusinessbiggame.com website. The winner will receive a 30 second custom television advertisement that will air during football's biggest game on February 2, 2014.
The semi-finalists include (in alphabetical order):
Anda Piroshki – San Francisco, CA
Barley Labs – Durham, NC
Barre Bee Fit – Chicago, IL
Clean George – Bend, OR
Cops & Doughnuts – Clare, MI
Dairy Poop – Nampa, ID
Dream Beard – Atlanta, GA
Food for Lovers – Austin, TX
GoldieBlox – Oakland, CA
Goodie Two Sleeves – Chatsworth, CA
Jackson's Honest Chips – Crested Butte, CO
Liddabit Sweets – Brooklyn, NY
Locally Laid Egg – Duluth, MN
Kebroak BBQ Company – Hialeah, FL
Mama Jess – Barrington, IL
Sweet Lucie's Organic Ice Cream – Los Angeles, CA
Three Jerks – Venice, CA
Urban Wood Goods – Chicago, IL
Wire A Cake – Huntington Beach, CA
Woofie's – Ashburn, VA
More information on these semi-finalists is available on the Small Business Big Game website at www.SmallBusinessBigGame.com. To join the Small Business Big Game social conversation, share on Facebook and Twitter using #TeamSmallBiz.
Does anyone know a good tax accountant? I think the winner is going to need some assistance when it comes to the 2014 filing season!