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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is sponsoring a competition to challenge entrepreneurs across North Carolina to develop, implement, and scale high-impact ideas designed to support healthy lifestyles, with a specific focus on reducing obesity. Your idea could win funding, professional support and development resources, and access to a network of change-makers.



Ideas can be submitted March 20th through April 16th. See if you have what it takes to help North Carolina lighten up!

What kinds of ideas are we looking for?
Just about anything you can think of.



Tech or mobile apps to track activity
Improve delivery channels of healthy, affordable foods
Gadgets to keep kids on their toes
The sky's the limit - be creative!

Entries will be judged on 4 key criteria:

  • Feasibility
  • Scalability
  • Sustainability
  • Social Impact