Women entrepreneurs from across the nation will have the chance to compete for funding at an upcoming event in New York.

During the "Make Mine a Million $ Business" event, women entrepreneurs who have been in business for at least two years will compete for funding and a package of mentoring and marketing tools. The event, sponsored by Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence, a New York-based organization, also features panel discussions from past winners and small business experts.

The event will take place October 23 at Pace University in New York City. For more information, visit www.makemineamillion.org

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