The Research Triangle Park

The Big Launch Challenge – LIVE Pitch Event

RTP Headquarters | A.K.D. Conference Center Sep 20 1:00 pm - Sep 20 6:30 pm

The Big Launch Challenge is a joint venture between The Launch Place and the First Flight Venture Center designed to showcase technology-driven business ideas in a highly competitive environment.

 

Application Deadline | August 1st

The business plan competition includes awards totaling up to $30,000 for the winners. The challenge has a total of three rounds, plus a final LIVE event. The Big Launch Challenge LIVE event is scheduled for 1:00pm on September 20, 2016, at the Research Triangle Park Headquarters located at 12 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC. 

The challenge is an annual event and offers startups valuable business networking and capital opportunities, as well as critical resources. The goal of The Big Launch Challenge is to foster entrepreneurship by offering education, team creation, mentorship, early-stage prototyping, and potential follow-on seed financing. Startups from the nano technology, green technology, alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, advanced materials, medical devices, and information technology industries are invited to apply for The Big Launch Challenge’s third year.

 

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RTP Headquarters
12 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
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