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The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, the River District Association, Danville Community College and Longwood Small Business Development Center, with infrastructure support from The Launch Place, today announce that a grant has been awarded by Danville Regional Foundation to enhance the local entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Dan River Region (DRR). The entrepreneurial ecosystem is designed to help any business – no matter their size – find help to grow, sustain and enhance their business within the DRR community.
The Launch Place received 129 applications for its 6th Annual Big Launch Challenge Pitch Competition from various start-up companies located in the US and abroad. The top 10 competitors took the stage and presented their innovative business ideas in the Research Triangle Park, NC today.
The Launch Place is pleased to announce the top 10 finalists who will be pitching their businesses on stage at the sixth annual Big Launch Challenge held on September 11th in the Research Triangle Park. This competition provides startups with valuable business networking and investment opportunities where two will walk away with checks totaling $20,000.