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December 08, 2016 | Tom Ballard

Dates announced for 2017 “What’s the Big Idea?”

big-idea-2017The Knoxville Entrepreneur Center (KEC) has announced the dates for the 2017 “What’s the Big Idea?” business prep and pitch event. It is scheduled for Friday, February 24 through Sunday, February 26.

The 48-hour business start-up program is designed to inspire entrepreneurial action. The competition brings together bright minds to participate in an intensive period of prototyping, community building, planning, incubation, and launching.

The winning idea will be advanced to KEC’s CO.STARTER Program and will be eligible for up to $10,000 in business-launch reimbursement costs after completing the program.

Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on February 3. To do so, click here. For more information, read the KEC announcement flyer (big-idea-announcement).

“What’s the Big Idea?” is a joint undertaking of The Development Corporation of Knox County, Knoxville Chamber, and KEC.

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