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Local entrepreneurs practice the pitch of a lifetime

KingFit founder and CEO Miguel Johns, right, explains his preventive health and performance program during an e2e Accelerator open house in July.
KingFit founder and CEO Miguel Johns, right, explains his preventive health and performance program during an e2e Accelerator open house in July. File photo

Six local businesses going through the entrepreneurship accelerator e2e will hone their pitches to investors Sept. 23 at the incubator, 110 S. Main.

The six businesses — BuddyRest, Kingfit, Knoxx, Reverie Coffee Roasters, Tru-Building and Visibility Optics — are going through intensive entrepreneurship training.

They will perfect their pitch next week – from 3:30 to 5 p.m. – before they appear at the Accelerate the Heartland event on Oct. 5 where they may pitch to investors.

The new e2e business accelerator held its formal public kick off Thursday in the High Touch building, 110 S. Main. The first six entrepreneurs will go through 13 weeks of intensive training in the hope that they will achieve faster growth. (July 2

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