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….
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…
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…
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.