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Huntsville Business Owner Wins 1st Place in Elevator Pitch Contest

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama“We make mechanical and optical products for the automotive aftermarket. Our first product is the Auto Stop Lamp. ‘Auto’ having two meanings. It’s a brake light for automobiles and it automatically lights up when the vehicle slows down. This is a direct fit replacement for the original bulb that reduces your chances of being rear-ended. We are seeking our first round of investment this summer and would love to have you on board as an investor. I’m Jeff Hammock with MECHoptix. Protecting your vehicle, your precious cargo and you.”

That was MECHoptix, Inc. founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Hammock’s winning one-minute pitch during the annual BizTech Elevator Pitch contest April 30. Hammock, who competed with entrepreneurs across north Alabama, won first place, $2,500 cash and three free months of office space at BizTech, a business incubator in Huntsville.

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