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IDEA Bank is spurring student entrepreneurs in Troy Bank & Trust Entrepreneurship Program

Troy University students are growing their businesses through the Troy Bank & Trust Entrepreneurship Program and supported by the IDEA Bank.

Troy University students are growing their businesses through the Troy Bank & Trust Entrepreneurship Program and supported by the IDEA Bank.

For eight Troy University students, the IDEA Bank on the square in downtown Troy is an important building block for their start-up businesses.

The students – all part of the Troy Bank and Trust Entrepreneurship Program at Troy University – earn a minor in entrepreneurship and come from all academic majors, not just business-related ones….

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TROY student’s bakery satisfies sweet tooths

Lexii Hutchison is making her mark with Lexii's Nutty Creations, which specializes in desserts.

Lexii Hutchison is making her mark with Lexii's Nutty Creations, which specializes in desserts.

Although sophomore Alexis “Lexii” Hutchison isn’t a big fan of sweets herself, she’s known among TROY students for her sweet and savory desserts.

Hutchison, a native of Tallassee, Alabama, developed her love for cooking during her junior year of high school in an event planning course.

Hutchison’s final project was a baking contest called “Cupcake…

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TROY senior finding success with her own café

Charmin Harvey, a senior criminal justice major, recently opened a smoothie cafe in downtown Troy.

Charmin Harvey, a senior criminal justice major, recently opened a smoothie cafe in downtown Troy.

Charmin Harvey kept hearing the same complaint from her fellow Troy University students: why doesn’t Troy, Alabama, have a restaurant focusing on smoothies?

In the fall of 2019, her senior year, Harvey decided to tackle that problem head-on, creating Sherman’s Smoothie Café, a place where TROY students and Troy residents alike can buy homemade fruit…

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Alabama Launchpad competition opening applications Tuesday

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama opens applications for its Cycle 4 Alabama Launchpad competition on Aug. 6. (graphic/EDPA)

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama opens applications for its Cycle 4 Alabama Launchpad competition on Aug. 6. (graphic/EDPA)

Area entrepreneurs will soon have a chance to compete for cash investments through Alabama Launchpad.

A program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), and hosted by Troy University for the coming cycle, Alabama Launchpad applications open on Aug. 6 for “Cycle 4” at Troy. The deadline for applications is Sept. 4.

“We’re committed…

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