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ScanMed QR Wins Cox Business and Inc. Magazine "Get Started OKC" Pitch Contest

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ScanMed QR took top honors Tuesday night at the Oklahoma History Center in Get Started OKC (#GetStartedOKC) - Cox Business and Inc. Magazine's first-ever pitch contest designed to support local entrepreneurship and business innovation.   Earning top marks for originality, ease of implementation and benefit to the community, ScanMed QR received a $5,000 Cox Business technology makeover.

"Get Started OKC was an incredibly beneficial event on a number of levels," said Eric Richardson , president and co-founder, ScanMed QR.  "The ability to interact with other Oklahoma entrepreneurs and hearing how their products and services are helping to grow several industries was incredible, while the $5,000 technology makeover will undoubtedly help our company grow the next level.  In addition, the rare one-on-one experience with industry veterans gaining tips and advice was invaluable." 

"Congratulations to ScanMed QR from Cox Business.  We saw the entrepreneurial spark is alive and well in Oklahoma!" said Randy Chandler , vice president of Cox Business Oklahoma. "ScanMed QR along with the other seven competing businesses have unique and viable business concepts.  Our goal was to help drive these businesses forward with expert advice while shining a spotlight on the hot bed of entrepreneurship here in Oklahoma."

While the official winner of the pitch competition has been named, there's still time to crown the People's Choice winner.  The top eight business pitches are featured on for people to vote online.  The winner of the People's Choice will receive a profile on Cox Business' social destination, BLUE, and one-on-one consulting time with Phil Busey , one of the evening's judges and Oklahoma City serial entrepreneur. 

Chandler added, "All of the businesses are inspirational. I encourage everyone to go online and see for yourself on  Not only can folks that weren't in the room see the pitches, but there's an opportunity to vote for your favorite." 

The People's Choice voting will close March 12 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.  The pitch with the most votes will be crowned the People's Choice winner. 

The official rules for the Get Started OKC event including the People's Choice competition can be found by clicking here

Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for more than 300,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division. According to Vertical Systems Group, Cox Business is one of the largest providers of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports and has been consistently recognized for its leadership among small/midsize business data service providers. Cox is currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports one million phone lines. For more information about Cox Business, Click Here or call 1-800-396-1609.

About Cox Communications:

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.

Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for seven years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and

About Inc.:

Inc., the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. It provides hands-on resources and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. In addition, Inc. looks beyond work to address the entrepreneurial lifestyle. Inc. inspires and informs, with cutting-edge coverage that reflects its readers' energy, brashness, and imagination.

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