SPOKANE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
iCPooch (www.iCPooch.com), the video chat and dog treat dispenser invented by Spokane teen Brooke Martin, was announced by Microsoft yesterday as a Top-10 finalist in their 2015 Small Business Contest. Companies from around the world with 250 or fewer employees were eligible to enter by submitting a two-minute video about their business. The general public will vote from January 20-30 to determine the winner and who will receive $20k to invest back into their company.
Link to Facebook page to view iCPooch entry video and where voting takes place: https://www.facebook.com/MicrosoftforWork/app_403834839671843
“We are beyond excited to receive this recognition from Microsoft for our efforts with iCPooch,” said Brooke. “If I’m fortunate enough to win, I’d like to invest the capital into my goal of expanding iCPooch into the home healthcare market to be able to provide a device that lets you check-in with an elderly parent or relative and deliver them their medications remotely.”