2023 CHALLENGE WINNERS
Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 RISE Challenge! A total of $242,500 was awarded to three innovative companies, each filling a unique need in the marketplace.
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Jade United ($100,000) is a transportation business based in Sherman. The company will move into a larger storage yard and expand its truck fleet and number of drivers for hauling general freight in Texas and surrounding states.
Taylor’d Trends ($75,000) is a leading women’s fashion brand selling size-inclusive styles for women both domestically and internationally through a robust e-commerce platform. RISE funds will support moving to larger warehouse and distribution space.
Big Girl Spa Essentials ($67,500) manufactures a bathtub footrest to accommodate people whose feet don't reach the end of the tub. RISE funds will support tooling, manufacturing, and warehousing space to increase production of the footrest