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Doris Lux poses for a photograph in her Central Neighborhood School-Columbus workplace on the BigIron Realty workplace constructing in north Columbus. The CCC Entrepreneurship Heart is holding a “Shark Tank” impressed competitors, the reside occasion of which can happen Nov. 16 at The Friedhof Constructing in Columbus.
There’s nonetheless time for budding entrepreneurs to submit their concepts to Columbus’ personal “Shark Tank” impressed competitors.
The applying course of is open for the Columbus Central Neighborhood School Entrepreneurship Heart’s Huge Thought Columbus contest.
“There’s two parts to it. One is individuals who wish to do their thought and that might be open to any grownup that has an thought; it doesn’t haven’t to be a enterprise startup. … It may very well be any kind of thought,” stated Doris Lux, director of the Entrepreneurship Heart for the Columbus campus.
Concepts can embody companies or merchandise; they could be a model new enterprise or one thing that has been impressed by an current idea. A marketing strategy isn’t wanted for the competitors, simply an thought which will want some seed cash and sources to get off the bottom.
The opposite a part of the competition might be a Reside Pitch Occasion on Nov. 16, throughout which rivals will present a pitch of their goal.
“They’ll have a two-minute presentation after which the judges can have time to ask questions. One query could be requested from the viewers,” Lux stated.
It is going to be a fast-paced occasion, just like “Shark Tank,” she stated. A restrict of 12 individuals might be chosen out of the candidates, she added.
The Friedhof Constructing, 1270 twenty seventh Ave. in downtown Columbus, would be the location of the “Shark Tank” impressed enterprise competitors being held Nov. 16. These can apply till Oct. 29; 12 might be chosen for the Reside Pitch Occasion.
“Out of these 12 we can have judges that may decide the highest 5, after which the viewers might be first, second and third place out of these 5,” she stated.
Anybody can attend the Reside Pitch Occasion, which might be held at The Friedhof Constructing, 1270 twenty seventh Ave. in Columbus. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the competitors starting at 6:30. There might be refreshments out there, Lux famous.
“We’re hoping to wrap up round 8, 8:30,” she stated.
The primary place prize is $1,000, the second place winner will obtain $750 and third place is $500. Additionally, Lux famous, there might be media packages for print, radio and TV promoting and a bundle from the faculty for steerage providers.
The Entrepreneurship Heart offers help to hopeful enterprise homeowners or product inventors.
“My place is to assist individuals get their thought or enterprise to come back to realization,” Lux stated. “I’m the enterprise coach so I’m right here to information them in the event that they need to proceed growing their thought to, once more, actuality. Our objective is to create financial progress in our group by having extra companies in the neighborhood.”
The competitors is open to any grownup. Purposes can be found at cccneb.edu/BigIdeaColumbus or in paper type on the Entrepreneurship Heart’s workplace positioned inside Bigiron Realty, 4860 thirty third Ave. in Columbus.
Purposes are due by midnight Oct. 29. Finalists chosen for the Reside Pitch Occasion might be notified the primary week in November.
“Our hope is that we will work with among the contributors and get their thought to come back to actuality, and doubtlessly get some new companies positioned within the Columbus space,” Lux stated.
Hannah Schrodt is the information editor of The Columbus Telegram. Attain her by way of electronic mail at hannah.schrodt@lee.web.

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Doris Lux poses for a photograph in her Central Neighborhood School-Columbus workplace on the BigIron Realty workplace constructing in north Columbus. The CCC Entrepreneurship Heart is holding a “Shark Tank” impressed competitors, the reside occasion of which can happen Nov. 16 at The Friedhof Constructing in Columbus.
The Friedhof Constructing, 1270 twenty seventh Ave. in downtown Columbus, would be the location of the “Shark Tank” impressed enterprise competitors being held Nov. 16. These can apply till Oct. 29; 12 might be chosen for the Reside Pitch Occasion.
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