Metro East Startup Challenge finalists named
EDWARDSVILLE — Fifteen entrepreneurs and their innovative business concepts have been selected to move into the second round of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s 8th annual Metro East Startup Challenge.
The Metro East Startup Challenge welcomes entrepreneurs and new businesses from a nine-county area and this year expanded to include Fayette and Montgomery counties. More than 40 entrepreneurs expressed interest in the competition this year, according to Jo Ann Di Maggio May, director of the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center at SIUE.[ad_2]