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Artist Entrepreneurs Prepare For Periscope CHA Pitch Night

RISE Chattanooga at 2901 Taylor St. in East Chattanooga.
RISE Chattanooga
RISE Chattanooga at 2901 Taylor St. in East Chattanooga.

ArtsBuild - the nonprofit that supports the arts and artists in Chattanooga and Hamilton County - is another community partner for the inaugural Chattanooga Entrepreneur Week.

Since last fall, it has hosted its first cohort of nearly two dozen artists in Periscope Chattanooga, a business development program that connects artists with entrepreneurs.

A final pitch night for Periscope is Wednesday, May 1st at RISE Chattanooga - 2901 Taylor St. - starting at 6 PM.

James McKissic is president of ArtsBuild.

I spoke with him - and artists Courtney Cox and Sarah Mixson.

Banner for Periscope CHA Pitch Night 2024.

For more on Chattanooga Entrepreneur Week, visit chabusiness.org/cew.

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