10 SE Wyoming entrepreneurs receive funding from SEWYIL challenge

Ten entrepreneurs from southeast Wyoming have had their respective lives changed over the past six months.

It’s been a hectic, frantic, chaotic and incredible time, one where all 10 men and women, ranging from a college student to a husband-and-wife team, have been working to change the world.

Or at least Wyoming to start out.

Over a week’s period in late January and early February, 10 challengers from Albany and Laramie counties competed in the Southeast Wyoming Innovation Launchpad, a project created last fall to provide opportunities for startup businesses to apply for seed money to take the business past the concept stage and into real-world first article builds and initial sales.