UPike College of Business launches challenge to encourage entrepreneurship

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - The University of Pikeville's Coleman College of Business is looking to reward innovative thinking by launching a business startup challenge.

College leaders are encouraging folks throughout Eastern Kentucky who have a business idea to enter the contest.

The first place business plan will receive $2,500...$1,500 will go to second place, and third will receive $1,000.

Business Professor David Snow says, "Entrepreneurship is the driver behind economic development and we just had the SOAR Summit where that was one of the main issues...how to increase entrepreneurship."

You have until March 24th to submit plans...the top eight will then present their plans at upike on April 5th.

For more information visit the link attached.

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