It started with passion. Then the idea. Now you even have the whole business plan with all the details addressed. What you likely do not have is the money. A business pitch competition could possibly be just the thing to get your startup truly started.
Made popular by the television program “Shark Tank,” business pitching for funds has taken off. There are a surprising number of pitch competitions with funding and exposure opportunities.
Maybe one of these is right for you:
• Huggies MomInspired Grant Program
• MIT $100,000 Entrepreneurial Challenge
• HATCH Pitch
Read more about business grants and funding here.
– Deneen Bloom, The North Carolina 100