Today was the day of the ZOL Jumpstart Challenge finals where 6 startups battled it out for top spot of winner of the 2012 challenge. The winner of the challenge is Remote Livestock Marketing System (RLMS) an online livestock sales startup. RLMS allows its customers to buy livestock without having to be physically present. The founder of RLMS is Allister Banks. You can read more about RLMS in this profile here.
- RLMS founder, Allister Banks (Center), receives his cheque after winning the ZOL Jumpstart Challenge
RLMS gets US $5,000 cash and $5,000 worth of internet services from ZOL, the title sponsors of the challenge.
The two runners ups this year are FootballZone and Nimbus. We have covered FootballZone here before. Nimbus is an SMS based question and answer application that uses crowd-sourcing to gather answers. Both startups get $2,500 cash and $2,500 in internet services each.