UNCG Campus Weekly

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Student business idea contest features $1,000 prize

Some enterprising college student in Greensboro is going to earn $1,000 in two minutes this fall.

The N.C. Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG is sponsoring the third annual “2 Minutes to Win It” business idea contest, open to full-time students at UNCG, N.C. A&T, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Bennett College, Elon University, Guilford Tech and High Point University. Prizes will include $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for third place and $250 for best presentation.

For students seeking help on how to come up with or refine an idea, a “StartMeUp!” workshop will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, in the Moore Humanities and Research Administration building, Room 1214. Students should register at StartMeUpNCEC.eventbrite.com.