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7th Annual IdeaFest Business Pitch Competition

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Location: Cottontail Weddings & Events, 600 Craighead St., Danville, VA 24541

IdeaFest 2020

What is IdeaFest?

IdeaFest is a Business Pitch Competition where 20 finalists will pitch their startup idea to a panel of judges and a live audience. The top three competitors will be awarded $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second place and $2,000 for third place.

Winners of the competition will also be eligible to receive twenty-five hours of free business consulting from The Launch Place. The Launch Place, assists with business formation, job creation and retention through its business consulting services and investment funding, while having a dual responsibility to recruit and retain entrepreneurs to the Dan River Region. The IdeaFest competition exposes The Launch Place’s services and funds to start-up companies that are ready to establish or seeking early stage capital. The Launch Place could potentially invest in the company from its Seed and Pre-Seed Funds.

Awards

1st Place $5,000
2nd Place $3,000
3rd Place $2,000

Application Deadline has been extended to March 15, 2020!

To learn more and how to apply follow > here.

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