Pitch Competition Deadline

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Date(s) - 03/06/2019
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Greenville Area Pitch Competition Entry Deadline — March 6, 2019

Every business has a story to tell. It is critical to be able to deliver a concise elevator pitch to investors, partners and customers.

The Greenville Area Pitch Competition provides an open venue to pitch your business idea for cash grants, to practice delivering your pitch, to learn, and to network with other entrepreneurs. The goal is to promote small business and startup success.

Presentations will be timed. Winners will be awarded cash grants and in-kind donations totaling more than $18,000.

The anticipated award levels are:

  • 1st Place ($7,000)
  • 2nd Place ($4,500)
  • 3rd Place ($3,000)
  • People’s Choice ($1,000)

The competition is open to individuals, including PCC students, and team entries. For-profit businesses are eligible to apply.

Entries are due by March 6. Finalists will be notified by March 13 and invited to give a live pitch during the final event, which will take place March 27 at StillLife in Greenville.

Applications are available at https://goo.gl/forms/rnPOFJdY0Oc2Yvgq2.


Participating organizations:

– Pitt Community College Entrepreneurship Program
– City of Greenville
– Greenville Utilities Commission
– Pitt County Development Commission
– ECU Miller School of Entrepreneurship
– The Greenville-Pitt Chamber of Commerce
– ECU’s Small Business and Technology Center
– Greenville SEED
– Pitt County Schools
– Uptown Greenville