MUNCIE - Budding entrepreneurs will develop and pitch their business ideas this weekend on the Ball State University campus. Techstars Startup Weekend Muncie starts Friday evening and runs through Sunday. Participants have the opportunity to work with coaches and mentors before pitching their ideas to a panel of judges including Scotty's Brewhouse founder Scott Wise and Elevate Ventures Entrepreneur In Residence Jacob Schpok.

Several coaches and mentors will take part in the event, which is designed for innovators to gather a team, create a prototype, validate business ideas and receive feedback. Startup Weekend Muncie will take place over 54 hours and you can find out more information by clicking here.