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Entrepreneurial accelerator program announces 2022 cohort

SCAPE has launched 43 companies, created 200 jobs and raised $27 million
SCAPE has accepted eight new early stage companies into their 2022 cohort, including Base Medical, Farm to Summit, GeekPack, Higher Purpose Homes, Outdoor Addiction LLC, PJ's Fine Bamboo Rods, Sasquatch Expedition Campers and Zia Drone Operations. (Courtesy of SCAPE)

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs has announced its 2022 cohort.

The cohort includes eight Four Corners companies:

  • Base Medical (La Plata County) – Online and remote training in wilderness first aid, wilderness first responder and synthetic-aperture radar theory, www.base-medical.com.
  • Farm to Summit (La Plata County) – “Just-add-hot-water” dehydrated meals that are nutritiously dense, flavor packed and sustainably packaged using local and imperfect produce, farmtosummit.com.
  • GeekPack (La Plata County) – Empowers women through the power of code, community and confidence by teaching tech skills alongside a supportive community, https://geekpack.com.
  • Higher Purpose Homes (La Plata/Montezuma counties) – A modular home manufacturer, focused on affordable, sustainable, quality homes, Higherpurposehomes.us.
  • Outdoor Addiction LLC (Montezuma County) – Two outdoor brands, TrueFly Supply which focuses on subscription fly-fishing boxes, and Talos, a manufacturer in the fishing sector, www.trueflysupply.com.
  • PJ's Fine Bamboo Rods (Archuleta County) – Custom bamboo fly rod and landing net builder, www.pjsfinebamboo.com.
  • Sasquatch Expedition Campers (San Juan County, Colorado) – Camp trailers capable of accessing remote, rugged terrain by removing the boundaries set by traditional recreational vehicles, http://sasquatch-campers.com.
  • Zia Drone Operations (San Juan County, New Mexico) – Advanced aerial imagery and technology, and drone and production services, Ziadroneoperations.com.

SCAPE’s mission is to help create high growth, job-creating companies in the Four Corners by providing education, mentoring and access to funding for startups and early stage companies accepted to their program.

To date, SCAPE has launched 43 companies, created 200 jobs and raised $27 million in capital from local investors.

The 2022 class is the ninth to go through the program.

“We had a very competitive application process this year and are in awe of the ambition shown by entrepreneurs from the region,” said Executive Director Elizabeth Marsh. “In addition to the companies selected, SCAPE supports an extensive array of established businesses, investors and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.”

Visit www.goscape.org to learn more about the companies and get involved.

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