Download the informational packet so you are prepared for when the application opens on May 1st!
THE PITCH - DETAILS
Small Business Entrepreneurs who are within their first three years of business can apply to pitch their business to a panel of judges. The judges will narrow down the candidates and then ask them to pitch their business to the public.
The public will ultimately be the judges of who will win the grand prize package of 1-year free rent at a location within Fremont (up to $10,000), and additional services, with a total package of over $17,000!
Don’t worry, you will have the help of the Small Business Development Center to help you along your journey in preparing for The Pitch! It is highly encouraged for all interested to attend the informational meeting on January 5th to get all the details.
SAVE THE DATES
January 5, 2023 – Challenge Announced at MoonShine NightClub
January 6 – May 31, 2023 – Individual Business Plan Creation and Financial Summary with SBDC
May 1, 2023 – Applications Open
May 31, 2023 – Application Closes
June 16, 2023 – Judges Narrow Down Applications – Email Semi-Finalists About Next Steps
June 28, 2023 – Pitch Clinic for Semi Finalists
July 12, 2023 – First Pitch to Judges Only – Narrow Down Finalists
July 26, 2023 – Individual 2nd Pitch Clinic for Finalists – Prepare for Public Event
August 5, 2023 – The Pitch Sandusky County – Public Event Including Dress Rehearsal and Sound Check