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September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm$25
IMPACT Pitch is a chance for idea-phase, startup, or existing businesses with a strong business plan/idea and a focus on positively impacting their communities to win cash prizes totaling $30,000. While only two businesses will win the top grand prizes, everyone who applies and continues through contest rounds will get something just as valuable: powerful new tools for more effective business planning and strategy, personal business coaching, and more. We offer a host of practical insights and tools to help small business owners become their most successful selves.
Business Impact NW has a mission to help small businesses grow so local communities thrive. We do this by supporting communities of color-, female-, veteran-, immigrant and refugee-, and LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. IMPACT Pitch is an opportunity to provide targeted technical assistance and finance opportunities to all traditionally underserved small business owners who are committed to bettering the local communities that they serve.