Students & Entrepreneurs are invited to present business ideas at BEC 2023


YUMA — The Border Entrepreneurial Challenge (BEC) 2023 is giving college students, university alumni, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to work together to pitch new entrepreneurial ideas or expand their existing businesses in front of a binational panel of judges.
Participants from both Mexico and the United States are being sought for the challenge, which will be held online Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10 and in person on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12 at the AWC/NAU-Yuma campus, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.
This startup event will give participants the opportunity to:
Present their business ideas to potential investorsInteract with different participants from the border regionListen to presentations from experts from different entrepreneurial and business fieldsParticipate in guided working sessions with a mentorPut into practice and improve specific skills and abilities such as communication, negotiation skills, teamwork, and networkingCompete with their team or entrepreneurial idea for a chance to pitch in the final round