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Start Up Waco and Extraco Banks bring back Big Idea Challenge

Posted at 1:48 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 14:48:13-04

WACO, TX — For the October 15 edition of Central Texas Living Ann Harder spoke with Jon Passavant, CEO of Start up Waco and Sam Brown, Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer of Extraco Banks.

Central Texas entrepreneurs who think they have the next big idea, will have the opportunity to participate in Start Up Waco and Extraco Banks’ fall Big Idea Challenge (BIC). The Extraco BIC takes individuals or teams from idea to pitch-ready in two months, culminating in a final pitch day on November 20 at Hustle Co-working in downtown Waco. First and second place winners will each receive $5,000 and $2,500, respectively, as well as free space at Hustle Co-working and access to Start Up Waco resources.

Applications are available online at and are due on or before Thursday, October 24, 2019 by 11:59 p.m.