Brought to you by: FastStart Peterborough
Aspiring Entrepreneurs Invited to Submit Innovative Business Ideas to Pitch It!
FastStart’s fourth annual ‘Pitch It!’ competition has launched
FastStart invites students from Trent University and Fleming College as well as high school students to submit their innovative business ideas for the fourth annual Pitch It! competition for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Pitch It! culminates on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Fleming College campus in room B3250 in a Dragons’ Den-style pitch competition before a panel of industry judges. Participating students can win $500, meet other like-minded entrepreneurs, and receive help to bring their innovative idea to market.
The event will showcase three contestants pitching their idea from the various business categories:
- Clean / Agriculture Technology
- Trades and Retail Business
- Information Technology and Media / Gaming
Applications close on Friday, October 19 at 11:59 p.m.
The final Pitch It! competition on November 15 is open to the public.
The Pitch It! competition is sponsored by FastStart, an entrepreneurial training partnership designed to increase the entrepreneurship skills and awareness of university and college students and help them develop solid business plans and take products to market. FastStart enables students to apply entrepreneurial thinking to their future careers, whether they are in startups, established businesses, social innovation or public service.