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Sprocket Education

Startup Competition

1ST50K is a competition that offers $50,000 in prize money and mentorship opportunities. This means that you’ll have the help you need to turn your business into a success. Plus, by relocating to Paducah, Kentucky, you’ll be part of a growing community of digital entrepreneurs. 

Innovation Challenge

Business Builder

The West Kentucky Innovation Challenge pairs great business ideas with business and technical experts. Participants learn lean startup methodology and what it takes to become the next big thing. The next program begins in January 2023.  Watch our newsletter for details. 

Entrepreneur

Founders Group

This monthly meeting with startup teams and founders provides structured conversations and support from mentors and peers. Make connections and share resources with this like-minded group.  Founders need to be earning revenue through their current business and have a membership at Sprocket Cowork.