Brave Launch - Meet the Teams


Brave Launch Team Selection

The Illinois Small Business Development Center and Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley
University are pleased to announce the first phase of our business accelerator program, Brave Launch,
is a success! We received many exciting and business ideas, and have completed the difficult process
of selecting 10 teams to be part of this year's program. Brave Launch is the first program of its kind in Central
Illinois, designed to assist entrepreneurs accelerate their business through innovative curriculum and real
world interaction. Applicants came from a variety of backgrounds: startups, small businesses, corporate
innovation teams, Bradley University students and faculty. The program entails seven weeks of classroom
activity and real world business model development.

2017 teams (To Be announced By September 5th):

The year's teams will be making their final pitch on November 9th at a public event. Details are following:

Location:  Hayden Clark Alumni Center, 816 N Tobias, Peoria IL  61625 (Bradley University campus)

8:30am    Check-in
9:00am    Team presentations begin
12:00pm  Lunch
12:45pm  Award Ceremony
 2:00pm   Adjourn

Cost:  $35 (includes lunch)
Register details coming soon.  Deadline to register is Noon, November 2, 2017.

When not presenting, team members are available for interviews.

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