TITLE

Widetronix takes $250K prize, plans focus on devices

AUTHOR(S)
Tampone, Kevin
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Business Journal (Central New York);5/30/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 22, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that Widetronix Inc. has received a $250,000 from the Draper Fisher Jurvetson Gotham East Coast Venture Challenge in New York in 2008. It cites that the company won on a business-plan competition organized by venture firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson and DFJ Gotham Ventures. Jonathan Greene, president and chief operating officer of Widetronix, asserts that the company will utilize the money to continue funding its operations and produce prototype products.
ACCESSION #
39149058

 

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