Heidi McKenzie made the pitch for her company, Alter Ur Ego, proposal during the 2014 Stand Up For Your Start-Up Pitch Competition in the Commerce Lexington conference room, 330 East Main St. in Lexington, Ky., Friday, November 21, 2014. Participants put together a five-minute presentation about their company & start-up idea and pitch it to a panel of experts. In August of 2007, Heidi was in a car accident which resulted in paraplegia. She has now developed a line of clothing for others, who like herself, use a wheelchair. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Heidi McKenzie made the pitch for her company, Alter Ur Ego, proposal during the 2014 Stand Up For Your Start-Up Pitch Competition in the Commerce Lexington conference room, 330 East Main St. in Lexington, Ky., Friday, November 21, 2014. Participants put together a five-minute presentation about their company & start-up idea and pitch it to a panel of experts. In August of 2007, Heidi was in a car accident which resulted in paraplegia. She has now developed a line of clothing for others, who like herself, use a wheelchair. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Heidi McKenzie made the pitch for her company, Alter Ur Ego, proposal during the 2014 Stand Up For Your Start-Up Pitch Competition in the Commerce Lexington conference room, 330 East Main St. in Lexington, Ky., Friday, November 21, 2014. Participants put together a five-minute presentation about their company & start-up idea and pitch it to a panel of experts. In August of 2007, Heidi was in a car accident which resulted in paraplegia. She has now developed a line of clothing for others, who like herself, use a wheelchair. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Two Lexington companies win cash prizes at "Stand Up for Your Start Up"

November 21, 2014 05:59 PM