Awards and Accomplishments

  • Winner: First Place, People's Choice Award, and Athena award (woman as leaders) in Montana's John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge (prize of $21,500)

  • Chosen as a participant in the 406 Labs Business Accelerator

  • Winner: Most Exciting Startup Idea, and Best Pitch at EPIC Pitch Competition (prize of $1,000)

  • Placed fourth in Montana's Shark Tank business competition

  • Chosen as one of three app startups to be developed by the computer programmers at Montana State University's Software Factory

  • Beta tested the app with over 200 student users in their classrooms


  • Missoula Current: Storysquares’ wins prize money at the John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge

  • "Can Do!” podcast (featured on NPR): Jennifer Sheets chats about the rise of Storysquares

  • “What Do You Know” podcast: Listen to founder, Jennifer Sheets, talk about starting Storysquares and winning the John Ruffatto Business Startup Competition

  • Faces of Founders: Jennifer Sheets was featured as one of three outstanding female entrepreneurs in the nation by, an initiative of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation