Pitch competitions are a great way to refine a business idea, build confidence, connect with peers and mentors, and gain access to investors. Anyone interested in starting a business or developing a new product or service should apply.
Apply online or submit a paper application to 66 Allen Street, Pittsfield MA 01201 by the appropriate deadline. All applications must be fully completed to be considered. Five finalists per event will be accepted. Notifications will be sent to all applicants one week after the application deadline.
We will be scheduling our next Pitch Competition in the fall. Stay tuned for more details.
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Finalists will have 9 minutes each to present their pitches to a panel of judges. Bring whatever you need to tell the best story and make a great impression. Judges will have 5 minutes after each pitch to ask follow up questions. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place pitches will be awarded cash prizes and all participants will be given valuable feedback.
Didn’t get accepted or don’t know what pitch events are all about? Attend the competitions and see what it’s like to test a business idea on a panel of judges. Meet other entrepreneurs, business mentors, and investors and make connections to build your own network of resources.