Olympia sauerkraut business, OlyKraut, has advanced to the finals of Kitsap Bank’s edge3Fund small business competition. The winner takes home $20,000.
Kitsap Bank received about 70 business applications for the competition. That number was cut to 16 and then five, including OlyKraut.
The remaining business owners will pitch their businesses before a live audience and three judges at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Harborside Conference Center in Bremerton.
The other businesses in competition: Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Cafe, Silverdale; Moonlight Farm, Quilcene; Pawzii Inc., Seattle; With Respect, Port Orchard.
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The competition was created by Kitsap Bank to recognize business owners dedicated to growing their community economically, socially or environmentally, according to a news release.