Brave Launch - Meet the Teams


Brave Launch Team Selection

The Illinois Small Business Development Center and Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley University will announce the 2018 Brave Launch teams on or around Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

Brave Launch is the first program of its kind in Central Illinois, designed to assist entrepreneurs accelerate their business through innovative curriculum and real world interaction. Applicants came from a variety of backgrounds: startups, small businesses, corporate innovation teams, and Bradley University alum. The program entails seven weeks of classroom activity and real world business model development.

Our 2018 Teams
Announcement coming early September 2018


The teams will be making their final pitch on “Pitch Day”, Thursday November 8th in the Peplow Pavilion in the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center on Bradley’s campus from 8:30am - 2:00pm. The public will be invited with an RSVP invitation. Registration and cost details to follow.

Details of Pitch Day are following:

Location:  Hayden Clark Alumni Center, 816 N Tobias, Peoria IL  61625 (Bradley University campus)

8:30am    Check-in
9:00am    Team presentations begin
12:00pm  Lunch
12:45pm  Award Ceremony
 2:00pm   Adjourn

Cost:  $35 (includes breakfast & lunch)
Deadline to register is close of business on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

When not presenting, team members are available for interviews.

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