LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, the Launching Las Vegas award is celebrating Vegas-based startup companies—and voting for the 2017 contest is officially open for public voting. Launching Las Vegas, created to honor the hard work local startups and entrepreneurs devote to helping Vegas shine as a hub for business, has awarded $2,500 to up-and-coming Vegas businesses during the previous two contests.
"I'm proud to see Launching Las Vegas grow and evolve as our business community diversifies," says Dr. Samir Pancholi, creator of the award. "I am continually inspired by our local entrepreneurs, and it has been an honor to spotlight and support these stellar businesses over the last few years."
The winner of the 2017 Launching Las Vegas award will be chosen by the Vegas community via an online voting system, open Tuesday, October 17, 2017 through Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. Users will be able to vote for their favorite startup company once per day through the duration of the contest. The winner of the 2017 Launching Las Vegas Award will receive a $1,000 cash prize, and the runner-up will be awarded $250.
This year, three standout companies were nominated for bringing innovative products and services to the Vegas community and beyond: Wedspire, a comprehensive wedding planning platform and marketplace, Axiom Cyber Solutions cyber security for small and medium businesses, and Fuelixir sports nutrition subscription boxes and online performance coaching.
"Our voters will have a difficult time choosing from our talented group of nominees this year. I encourage everyone to spread the word, vote every day, and help support local business," emphasizes Dr. Pancholi. "I wish our nominees the best of luck and look forward to continually finding new ways to support and elevate our incredible community."
About Dr. Pancholi & Launching Las Vegas: Dr. Samir Pancholi is a Las Vegas-based cosmetic surgeon and owner and director of a thriving practice. As a local business owner himself, Dr. Pancholi understands the challenges and rewards of starting your own company—and he created the annual Launching Las Vegas award in 2015 to celebrate, honor, and support fellow entrepreneurs and the Las Vegas business community as it expands. Visit drpancholi.com or call 702.363.0240 to learn more about Launching Las Vegas. Dr. Pancholi is available for interview upon request.
SOURCE Dr. Samir Pancholi