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2017 Big Launch Challenge

October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM- 6:30 PM

The Big Launch Challenge is a joint venture between The Launch Place and the First Flight Venture Center, designed to showcase technology-related business ideas in a highly competitive environment. The pitch competition includes awards totaling up to $30,000 for the winners. The challenge has a total of two rounds, plus a final LIVE event.

The challenge is an annual event and offers startups valuable business networking and capital opportunities, as well as critical resources. The goal of The Big Launch Challenge is to foster entrepreneurship by offering education, team creation, mentorship, early-stage prototyping and potential follow-on seed financing. Startups from the nanotechnology, green technology, alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, advanced materials, medical devices and information technology industries are invited to apply for The Big Launch Challenge’s fourth year.


October 10, 2017
1:00 PM- 6:30 PM


The Launch Place


RTP Headquarters
12 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
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