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2017

 

TOURNAMENT-STYLE PITCH COMPETITION

THE CROWD DECIDES THE WINNER

 

 

 
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Three minute pitches.  

Exposure to leading investors, advisors and influencers.

8 emerging companies > 3 rounds > 1 champion

 

$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES

 
 
 

 

APPLICATIONS TO PITCH: DUE APRIL 30, 2017

 

FIRST ROUND: MAY 25, 2017

Topic: Why does your business exist? 

{ 8 pitch / 4 advance }

 

SEMI-FINALS: JULY 27, 2017 / SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Topic: Customer focus: why should a customer choose you?  

{ 4 pitch / 2 advance }

 

CHAMPIONSHIP: DECEMBER 2017 (TBD)

Topic: Investor focus: why should an investor back you? 

{ 2 pitch / 1 champion } 

 

 

All matches at the Birmingham Venture Club at Noon

The Harbert Center
2019 4th Ave N #100
Birmingham, AL 35203

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WHO CAN PITCH?

Entrepreneurs {own, run, or founded} from local businesses with <50 employees and <$3,000,000 in Sales.

 


HOW TO APPLY

– STEP 1 –

Complete the form above

 

 

 

 

– STEP 2 –

Upload a <90 second video to YouTube

This should be a low budget video where you talk to the camera and mention the following information:

Presenter name & title
Business name
What your business does
Why your business exists

– STEP 3 –

Email YouTube link to: admin@birminghamventure.com

 


 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: APRIL 30, 2017

 

// $100 participation fee, if accepted //

// fee waived for BVC members // 

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