2 Minutes to Win It

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Enterprising college students from Greensboro area colleges to pitch ideas for a chance to win $1000 in
annual business idea competition.

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2 Minutes to Win It

  1. 1. 2 Minutes to Win It Competition Chooses Technology Center CEO to Serve on Judges Panel Enterprising college students from Greensboro area colleges to pitch ideas for a chance to win $1000 in annual business idea competition. GREENSBORO, NC, November 19, 2013 – The North Carolina Entrepreneur Center (NCEC) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) will host its annual ―2 Minutes to Win It‖ business idea competition finals at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, Nov 19 at the Joint Center for Nanoscience and Engineering on UNCG‘s south campus. Technology Centers, LLP‗s CEO, William ―Bill‖ Brown, will serve on the panel of entrepreneur judges who will hear pitches from the top 20 finalists in the competition. ―I‘ve said this before, but it bears repeating— there are a lot of bright minds in this area. The more we can nurture them to think entrepreneurially, encourage them to stay in this area and give their resources back to the community, the stronger we‘ll be as a region,‖ says Brown.
  2. 2. Eight-nine entries for original business ideas were submitted by students from eight Greensboro area colleges and universities including Bennett College, Elon University, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Guilford Technical Community College, High Point University, North Carolina A&T State University and UNCG. The contest is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, which is touted as the world‘s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. Contest prizes include a $1000 cash prize for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for third place and $250 for best presentation. For more information about 2 Minutes to Win It, visithttp://entrepreneur.uncg.edu/2_minutes.h tml.
  3. 3. About Technology Center of the Piedmont Triad The Technology Center of The Piedmont Triad, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, is the most comprehensive and immersive technology center of its kind in the region, and soon the United States. William ―Bill‖ Brown, CEO of the Technology Center of the Piedmont Triad and BD Brown Communications, founded the center to provide access to immersive and interactive technology and programming for trade shows, showcases, higher education institutions, houses of worship, and entrepreneurs. Take a virtual tour at http://bit.ly/GPwnfC.
  4. 4. About Nour Group, Inc The Nour Group, Inc., a strategy consulting firm, helps its global clients of corporations, associations, and academic forums fuel their growth through a unique return on their strategic relationships. Founded in 2002 by business advisor, professional speaker and best-selling author of Relationship Economics, David Nour, The Nour Group has attracted clients including KPMG, Siemens, Disney, IBM, Gen Re, Amerinet and over a hundred other marquee organizations in the evolution of their business. Learn more at www.nourgroup.com. Media Inquires: Ditra Miller Founder & CCO | DitraCreative Media, LLC 336.525.6588 media@ditracreative.com http://ditracreative.com

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