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LaunchU Cape Girardeau March 2018

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - April 11 @ 8:30 pm


LaunchU is an 18-hour face-to-face course that coaches aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs through business planning, pitching, and tracking financials to ensure their business is feasible. Participants benefit from instruction by a certified facilitator, small group activities, local expert guest speakers, a Startup Handbook, 1-on-1 counseling from the SBTDC, and a 3-month license for the cloud-based business planning software LivePlan. If you have any questions or would like to discuss if the course if a fit for you, please contact Gabrielle Penca at 573.986.6085 or gpenca@semo.edu.

This class is being sponsored by the Isle Casino of Cape Girardeau to reduce the cost of the course from $175 to only $99 as well as a $500 cash prize for the winner of the pitch competition. The class will meet the following dates at the Economic and Business Engagement Center at 920 Broadway in Cape Girardeau:

  • Mon 3/26 5:30-8:30p
  • Wed 3/28 5:30-8:30p
  • Mon 4/2 5:30-8:30p
  • Wed 4/4 5:30-8:30p
  • Mon 4/9 5:30-8:30p
  • Wed 4/11 5:30-7:30p (Pitch competition & graduation)

Class size is limited, so advance registration is required. To enroll, fill out the scholarship application by clicking the button below and once accepted you will receive instructions on how to pay your enrollment fee of $99.

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March 26 @ 5:30 pm
April 11 @ 8:30 pm
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