In partnership with Highlands CareerFest, we are hosting the Start Here Pitch Competition in Tennessee. Local, regional and national startups looking to start here in the Upper Cumberland region are invited to apply for the competition for a chance to $10,000 and an opportunity to pitch to the Upper Cumberland Angel Investors Fund. This event is open to the public, so be sure to RSVP to be a spectator for this epic event!
We had 12 amazing local startups apply for the Start Here Pitch Competition and here’s our 6 finalists:
Our winner was Luke Ramey owner of Skip The Line and our crowd favorite was Tea Phillips owner of MetaFlex.
The Start Here Pitch Competition is open to entrepreneurs in the concept or startup phase that meet the following requirements.
Interested entrepreneurs will apply through the following steps.
Start Here Pitch Competition
Thursday November 17th, 2022
The Biz Foundry
114 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville TN
8:00 – 10:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
10:30AM – 12:30PM Pitch Competition
The Start Here Pitch Competition is an opportunity for local, regional and national entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to not only win a cash prize of $10,000 and chance to pitch to the Upper Cumberland Angel Investors Fund, but it also helps boost the community and economic development of our region.
Have questions about the Start Here Pitch Competition?
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