Start Peninsula will host a micro pitch event on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. There are still opportunities to pitch a business at this event. Entrepreneurs and early stage businesses are encouraged to participate. Winners will be eligible to participate in the final pitch event on Wednesday, Nov. 4 and have an opportunity to be one of three winners that will receive $5,000 to fuel their business growth and free access to local resources. Winners will also each receive a six month membership to Launchpad.
Another micro pitch event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. Only fifteen pitchers may participate in each event and five will move forward to the November event. Make sure to register while there is still space available. The November event will feature the 10 finalists from the micro pitch competitions.
This year’s events will all be conducted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses must be located on the Peninsula or in a neighboring locality.
Apply to pitch online.
There are two remaining Pitch Perfect events to prepare for the micro pitch event. Pitch Perfect events will be held virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Start Peninsula 2020 is hosted by the Greater Williamsburg region (the Counties of James City and York and the City of Williamsburg), in partnership with the Cities of Hampton, Newport News and Poquoson. For more information about Start Peninsula please visit its website, Facebook page or their FAQ page.