The Boone County Economic Development Corporation is hosting a new entrepreneurial pitching competition focused on businesses who are just getting started and need mentorship support and feedback. Our mission is to help grow and promote small businesses and start-ups in Boone County.
What is Launch Night?
When and where?
Registration and networking begins at 5:30 p.m. Pitching will begin at 6 p.m.
Who can pitch?
What's the prize?
The winner will receive a $2,500 reimbursable, cash grant to be used for business services. Services could include items, such as business consulting, rent payments, website design, and others, which will help promote and best prepare the future business owner. In addition, there will be several other in-kind donations.
Also awarded will be the Jackson IG People’s Choice Award judged by the event’s attendees, which will be a cash prize.
How do I purchase tickets?
In-Person tickets are sold-out!
Tickets to attend virtually can be purchased for $5 here.
A portion of all ticket sales will be utilized for the Jackson IG People’s Choice Award, where the audience will be able cast their vote for the best business idea presented. While purchasing tickets for the virtual attendance, you are welcome to make a donation to the Jackson IG People’s Choice Award as well.
Proceeds from ticket sales are re-invested in programming for Boone County small businesses and entrepreneurs offered by the Boone EDC.
Have additional questions?