Startup Fest
Startup Fest is a weekend-long event designed to bring together entrepreneurs, mentors and coaches to help build new and aspiring businesses in the Greater Battle Creek region. The three-day event includes networking, creation of a Business Model Canvas, needs/opportunity analysis, one-on-one business mentoring and connections with service providers and coaches. During the final day, entrepreneurs participate in a pitch competition, where cash prizes totaling $4,500 are awarded.