Welcome to the 2018 Lt. Governor's  Entrepreneurship Challenge!



  • October 31, 2017: Registration deadline
  • February 15, 2018: Written plan & marketing video link due

  • April 9 - April 13, 2018: Regional Competitions 

  • April 28, 2018: Finals Competition


The Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC) is a pitch competition for all Kentucky high school students grades 9-12.  The goal is to introduce students to a realistic business environment, highlight entrepreneurial values, promote business ownership, and encourage lifelong learning.



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The Kentucky Innovation Network has been, growing new and existing companies and creating jobs since 2001. We do this through our twelve offices located across Kentucky. The Network is managed in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, along with local partners. This group of experienced and educated professionals in each office is creating a network of business leaders and mentors that help businesses flourish in Kentucky.

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