TCC StartUp Cup Kicks Off for 2013
ENTREPRENEURIAL DISCUSSION: Businessman Roger Shollmier discusses his last year’s success as the winner of the TCC StartUp Cup during the recent kickoff at the TCC Metro campus.
EMILY RAMSEY for GTR Newspapers
The Next Big Idea is underway as Roger Shollmier shares his insight as last year’s StartUp Cup winner during the 2013 StartUp Cup kickoff held recently at TCC’s Metro campus.
The StartUp Cup awards local entrepreneurs who develop and pitch the best business models. The competition is designed to support entrepreneurial growth, expand business and community connections, and maximize promotional opportunities both locally and nationally. Each StartUp Cup competition takes place over a seven-month period and includes mentoring and coaching for the entrepreneurs.
The StartUp Cup is powered by the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation with the top three winning prize money: $30,000 first place, $5,000 second place and $2,500 third place. The deadline to submit business models for the competition is May 20.