Three businesses coming to Mission
Three new small business enterprises are developing in Mission after winning the Mission EDC’s Ruby Red Ventures entrepreneurship competition.
The ventures earned the right to be funded after going through the six-month long small business development program in collaboration with UTRGV’s Small Business Development Center. The entrepreneurs then pitched their idea to a committee in the style of the show “Shark Tank.”
Coming out on top in this installment of the competition are:
Tortilleria La Regia, a flour tortilla company that sells to both restaurants and retail outlets.
CleverSolve, a developer of custom mobile apps and websites for phones and tablets and watches.
Neo Green, a fresh and healthy food prep eatery that will deliver orders to customers.
Including this new group, the Mission EDC has invested in 34 local enterprises with an average award of about $12,150 each. Ruby Red Ventures funding cannot be the entrepreneur’s sole source of capital. There are two rounds of funding per year. The next round will take place in the spring.
For more information, contact Alex Meade at 956-585-0040.