Registration Open For The 2018 JEDCO Challenge Powered By Greater Lakeside Corporation


NEW ORLEANS — On Tuesday, May 15 Greater Lakeside Corporation will host the 2018 JEDCO Challenge. This Jefferson Parish-based pitch competition features five dynamic startups, all vying for a business-boosting prize package of $20,000 and donated professional services.

Entrepreneurs have just seven minutes to convince a panel of regional business leaders and everyone in the audience that they deserve to walk away with the winnings. Your vote will help determine which innovative startup takes home $20,000 at the end of the day. 

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The event will take place on the 11th floor of Lakeway One in Metairie at 1:00 p.m. See startup demos, vote for your favorite company, and network over drinks once the winner has been chosen.

Check out the five 2018 JEDCO Challenge Finalists in this video:

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A schedule of events will be as follows:

1:00 p.m.: Networking & Demos

1:30 p.m.: Pitches

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3:15 p.m.: Voting

4:00 p.m.: Happy Hour

– by Alexa Harrison, associate news editor

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