It wasn't to be. The Mankato entrepreneur found out late this week she was a runner up in the competition. But she's already looking ahead.
We featured Femrite in a Tuesday post that looked at her efforts to start her business. Local, entrepreneurial, socially conscious. Minnesota, we argued, has a lot riding on April Femrite and others like her.
Late Friday, Femrite dropped us a note with her next steps.
I will continue a grass roots effort to increase both on-line and retail store sales. I have submitted several investor applications through a software program called angelsoft.net in hopes to attract angel investors who believe in my mission. I will continue to develop and test new products.Naturally Bamboo is currently a finalist for the ISPO Brand New Awards. Winners will be notified in January and receive a free both at the world's largest sports show in Munich Germany.