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Tuesday, July 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship
5415 Page Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112


As part of JPMorgan Chase’s “Ascend 2020” program, the Skandalaris Center presents an opportunity for minority and female entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas and network with other business owners and community members. There will be a chance to win a $200 cash prize!

IdeaBounce® is a both an online platform and event for sharing ideas and making connections. This is an opportunity to pitch your idea (no matter how “half-baked”), get feedback on it, and make connections. Inventors, founders, and startups from all across the St. Louis region, and those interested in supporting them, are invited to attend.

Participants will have two minutes to deliver an elevator pitch on their idea, followed by reception to support the ideas and facilitate networking opportunities.

Open to: all community members (pitching is restricted to minority and female business owners)

RSVP by July 29 


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The Better Family Life Cultural, Educational and Business Center
5415 Page Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
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