WAPT and WJTV Cover Startup Weekend Jackson 2018
Zack Grossenbacher was part of the winning team for Startup Weekend Jackson 2018.

WAPT and WJTV Cover Startup Weekend Jackson 2018

Startup Weekend 2018 in Jackson was a huge success, with nine teams making it through the grueling 54-hour process. Startup Weekend participants begin with initial ideas and team formation on Friday evening, and then go two full days through the process of business planning, customer validation, mentor sessions, prototyping, market…

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CampusKnot: Overnight Success, Five Years in the Making

Like most "overnight success stories" CampusKnot’s is about five years running—although the company just began expanding to states neighboring Mississippi in late 2017, in December 2017 they closed $500,000 of startup funding, which took their total private investment raised as a company to $700,000. CampusKnot also has a STEP grant…

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College Tutoring, Graveside Flowers and an Improved Hair Dryer Take Top Honors at the 2017 Mississippi New Venture Challenge
Martin McCurtis won the Pre-Revenue Product category with his hair-dryer prototype

College Tutoring, Graveside Flowers and an Improved Hair Dryer Take Top Honors at the 2017 Mississippi New Venture Challenge

While many college students can benefit from tutoring outside of their regular classes, existing approaches don't always appeal to the young adults who need those services—something that CollegiateTutoring.com founder Lee Ingram pointed out in his winning presentation in the 2017 Mississippi New Venture Challenge's Student category. "Students really do prefer…

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