Loudoun County has long been a beacon for pioneering businesses, and this year, CodeLock, Inc. proudly stands as a testament to that spirit. We are thrilled to announce that we have been recognized as one of the finalists in the Information and Communications Technology Innovation category of the Loudoun Innovation Challenge 2023.
Buddy Rizer, the Executive Director of Loudoun Economic Development, said, "Loudoun County is a thriving hub of innovation where entrepreneurs are encouraged and supported to bring their groundbreaking ideas to life." It is indeed an honor for CodeLock to be associated with such forward-thinking initiatives and to represent the cutting-edge advancements in the field of Information and Communications Technology Innovation.
This challenge, which features a total grant value of $150,000, aims to spotlight Loudoun companies pushing the boundaries in their respective domains. Among the contenders are renowned organizations in fields ranging from Agri-Tech Innovation to Clean Energy Innovation and Highly Specialized Manufacturing Innovation. The selected finalists are a mirror to the versatile and innovative business landscape of Loudoun, each with transformative ideas set to reshape the horizon of their industries.
All eyes are now on the live pitch event slated for November 29 at the scenic River Creek Club near Leesburg. While the grand prize winner will be walking away with a substantial $40,000, the victors in each industry segment will bag an impressive $25,000. Moreover, the general public has an opportunity to make their admiration heard by voting for their favorite innovator, who will be honored with the $10,000 People's Choice Award. You can cast your vote and show your support for CodeLock here until 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 29.
At CodeLock, we firmly believe in Loudoun's vision and the #LoudounPossible success stories. We are passionate about bringing state-of-the-art solutions to our clients and are excited to see what the future holds post this challenge.