The Big Idea: Taking Your Idea to the Next Level

Have a great idea for a business startup but need inspiration? Join us for The Big Idea, a series of informal conversations with successful entrepreneurs who will share their stories of business success and perspectives on what it takes to succeed.  Our Fall series begins this Thursday, Sept 10, with veteran entrepreneur and recent BIC program graduate Patrick Leonpacher.

Patrick Leonpacher is a seasoned entrepreneurial Executive Manager with over 15 years’ experience in leading the technical and business aspects of delivering software and services to market. He achieved 3,055% revenue growth over 3 years in start-up software environment by applying Agile best practices, implementing appropriate process controls, and recruiting and retaining top talent. Yet he is notoriously even keeled, approachable and “never too busy to chat.…” Patrick will be sharing his insight on spending the right amount of time on business planning and the rest on doing.

This event is free and open to the public! Join us on September 10th, at 5:30pm at Café Amavida, 2997 W 10th Street in St Andrews, Panama City.

For more information, please contact Pamela Kidwell at or at 850-814-4533