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SMARTstart Challenge

February 9, 2017
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Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location:  TECO Hall on the campus of Saint Leo University
Registration: FREE

Join us as local entrepreneurs compete for a cash prize and a six-month, on-site membership at the SMARTstart Pasco Business Incubator during this third-annual pitch competition.  The finals, which will be held in conjunction with Saint Leo University’s student business plan competition in Saint Leo University’s TECO Hall, is open to the public.  Finalists will present their five-minute pitch to a panel of judges and be evaluated on measures relating to important elements about the economics of the business and the ability of the applicant to be successful. Other important elements will include; market potential and research, unique dynamics of the business/idea, evaluation of potential partners, financial considerations and attractiveness of business/idea.  The grand prize winner and runners up will be announced at a reception following the presentations.

Previous Year's Award Winners Include:

2015: Veterans Alternative 
2016: NetSynergy Virtual Solutions

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