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Carroll Biz Challenge back for second year

Carroll Biz Challenge back for second year

Think of it as American Idol meets Shark Tank. Except its local, meaning no Mark Cuban or Simon Cowell. The Carroll Biz Challenge, which awards one local entrepreneur $5,000, is now accepting applications for the November competition. Applications are due by Oct. 15. Back after a successful first year, which drew 22 entrants, the Carroll Biz Challenge offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas through an online application and live contest at McDaniel College. "We're going to get to see in this year's contest the best and brightest entrepreneurs that are in Carroll County," said Jason Stambaugh, CEO of Hometown Startups, a business...