TiE Ohio Announces iRx Reminder LLC as the Winner of TiEQuest Business Plan Competition - News Details
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TiE Ohio Announces iRx Reminder LLC as the Winner of TiEQuest Business Plan Competition
iRx Reminder Advances to Global Competition in Toronto Canada, on April 6, 2011.
TiE Ohio (The International Entrepreneurs) is pleased to announce the winner of TiEQuest Ohio 2011: iRxReminder LLC which delivers a complete smartphone-based clinical trial data management system for research centers. 67 Ohio entrepreneurs competed for the $25,000 prize package.
"For northeast Ohio to compete regionally, nationally and globally, we need smart, driven people with good ideas. Charter One is pleased to support the TiE competition to help bring good ideas to fruition. It's a win for Cleveland and a win for our economy," said Ken Marblestone, President of Charter One, Ohio, the lead sponsor of TiEQuest Ohio 2011. The judges, who represented the local funding community, invited five finalists to present live yesterday at Hyland Software.
"We are thrilled with the recognition and the opportunity to go on to Toronto to represent our company and TiE Ohio. The prize package comes at a critical time and will have a dramatic impact on our ability to reach our next set of customers and strategic partners" said Anthony Sterns, President of iRxReminder.
The company is now moving on to participate in TiEQuest Global on April 6 in Toronto and will compete for over $150,000 in prizes and an opportunity to win $1 million in investments from sponsoring funds.
The TiEQuest competition builds on TiE Ohio’s portfolio of initiatives designed to accelerate emerging immigrant and international entrepreneurs in the Cleveland region. "We were very excited to engage emerging entrepreneurial talent in this high profile competition and enjoyed tremendous support from the community" said Reka Barabas, Executive Director of TiE Ohio.
About TiE Ohio
The International Entrepreneurs (TiE) Ohio was founded in 2008 as the 50th chapter of the global TiE network, the world's largest
organization for fostering entrepreneurship. TiE Ohio is poised to fulfill a critical niche in Ohio's business development landscape by
focusing specifically on immigrant, international, and minority entrepreneurs within the region, and by encouraging other such entrepreneurs to consider the region as a place to launch their businesses. TiE Ohio provides focused support to entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, and business education programming. Learn more at www.tieohio.org.