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Win $10k In Search For “Best Unknown Business In America”

[ 0 ] May. 16, 2013 | SBO Editor

Could the best unknown business in America be the company behind the world’s first jet flight powered by 100 percent biofuel? Or is it the minds behind a muscle-recovery compression boot system for athletes? Or is it a mobile technology platform for recruiting, retaining, and engaging prospective and existing employees? These are just three of the current entrants to the “Best Unknown Business in America” contest, which is seeking companies that are changing the world but aren’t yet household names.

“Together with Safeguard Scientifics, we’ve hosted this contest to scour the country for businesses that deserve wider recognition. This is every business’ chance to share its compelling story and launch itself into the public eye to make its hard work known,” said Gregory FCA.

But the search isn’t over yet. Think your business deserves this title? If so, you could win $10,000 in cash and a $40,000 public relations campaign from Gregory FCA, one of the country’s largest public relations firms. Visit Gregory FCA’s Facebook page, complete the entry form, and explain why the world needs to know about your business. Enter to win by June 18.

The winning submission will be chosen by a celebrity panel of business experts including Stephen T. Zarrilli, President and CEO of Safeguard Scientifics, which provides growth capital to emerging and growth-stage healthcare and technology companies; Greg Matusky, Founder and President of Gregory FCA, a nationally ranked public relations firm; Daniel Roitman, Founder and CEO of Stroll, an education ecommerce platform company that’s repeatedly ranked for company growth by the Inc. 5000, Smart CEO, and the Philadelphia 100; and Miles Spencer, an angel investor, media entrepreneur, and explorer who co-created “Money Hunt,” the original entrepreneurial funding reality TV show.

The contest will close June 18, 2013 at midnight EDT. The grand prize will be awarded on July 18, 2013 at 12 noon EDT.

“While we’ve applied our skills to help countless companies tell their stories on a national stage, we know there are great businesses out there that we haven’t yet discovered,” said Gregory FCA President Greg Matusky. “Together with Safeguard Scientifics, we’ve hosted this contest to scour the country for businesses that deserve wider recognition. This is every business’ chance to share its compelling story and launch itself into the public eye to make its hard work known.”

Don’t pass on the opportunity to take your business to the next level. Submit your entry today!

About Gregory FCA

Gregory FCA is the country’s 40th largest public relations agency, and the largest public relations firm in Pennsylvania. Based in suburban Philadelphia, Gregory FCA serves a range of privately owned and publicly traded companies, providing integrated public relations and communications programs that build brands, grow revenue, increase shareholder value, and create visibility.

About Safeguard Scientifics

Founded in 1953 and based in Wayne, Pa., Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) provides growth capital and operational support to entrepreneurial and innovative healthcare and technology companies in medtech, healthtech, specialty pharmaceuticals, financial technology, digital media, and Enterprise 3.0. For more information, please visit our website at www.safeguard.com.

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