Greater Lafayette start-up weekend underway
Ends tonight at midnight.
3nearly 20 individuals are preparing to pitch their ideas and inventions for a prize at this year's match box start-up weekend.this event was designed to give up and coming entrepreneurs an opportunity to put their skills into practice.attendees range from college students to owners of small businesses already in the community.today, they worked through learning how to fundraise for their idea.
Keynote speaker jordan french has multiple business ventures currently underway.he says greater lafayette is a great start for new entrepreneurs.
3<the best opportunities are right around them, right in front of their noses and those can be very local and right here.
Some of the biggest companies in the world are headquartered within 500 miles and even 15 miles of lafayette, indiana.> the weekend of events began yesterday and ends monday, september 23.the entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas to a local marketer and lawyer who are judging the event.