Startup Local is a company that hosts contests for local startup companies. The winning startup company wins a sum of money determined by the community organization that sets up the contest with Startup Local.
There are several personas that engage with Startup Local. Company owners that want to compete need to enroll their business. Community leaders that would like the help of Startup Local come to the site to hire the Startup Local service. And Lastly, Judges use the site to read about the competitions that they will be overseeing.Live Site
When users sign up to work with Startup Local, they get three sets of Dashboards. One dashboard allows local business owners to sign up for the competition, and allows them the ability to create a profile promoting their company in the competiton. Resource libraries are also awarded to them for their participation in the competition.
Another dashboard gives community leaders the ability to track the traffic on the Competition website, and also gives them the ability to manage the contestants user base.
A third dashboard allows judges to see overviews of each contestant, and gives them access to information for the various businesses entered in the competition.
When a community signs up with Startup Local, they are provided with a website that gives all the details of the competition. Users can register for the competition, read about the contestants, and learn when all of the competition events are scheduled.
Registering for the event then grants users access to the contestant dashboard.