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July 31, 2019 | Tom Ballard

Ben Arnold makes the pitch for Connect Outdoors to be part of next Stadia Ventures accelerator

As noted in this recent article from, Ben Arnold, the Northeast Tennessee entrepreneur behind Connect Outdoors, was one of 10 finalists who pitched yesterday in Frisco, TX to about 125 investors during the first day of a two-day event hosted by Stadia Ventures. The goal is to be selected for the upcoming sports-focused accelerator.

John Cannon, Chief Operating Officer at Connect Outdoors, shared this picture of Arnold just before his pitch. No word yet on whether the start-up that is geared for a more aggressive scaling-up was selected for the accelerator.

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