The Small Business Development Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is on the lookout for the next great ideas from entrepreneurs and businesses as the 2022 Metro East Startup Challenge gets underway.
This year’s MESC Kick-Off Event will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. on July 21 at Café Biz 618, located at 10850 Lincoln Trail #16, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.
To be eligible to participate in the 2022 MESC, a start-up must be a for-profit business located in the St. Louis Metro East area. If already in business, the venture must have been established after April 30, 2019. Opportunities for participating in the 2022 MESC include the potential of $25,000 in prize money.
To learn more about the 2022 Metro East Startup Challenge and its July 21 Kick-Off Event, visit online at www.siue.edu/metroeaststartup or call Jo Ann DiMaggio May at (618) 650-2929.