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2019 Latina SmallBiz Expo and Pitch Competition

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Hudson County Culinary Conference Center

161 Newkirk Street

Jersey City, NJ 07306

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Join us for the 5th Annual Latina SmallBiz Expo and Pitch Competition, the only event totally designed for minority women entrepreneurs!

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POWER UP YOUR ACCESS, BRANDING AND CONNECTIONS!

We host the premier annual business opportunity for minority women entrepreneurs to brand and promote their products and services, have access to funding sources and potential sponsors, and meet new connections and decision-makers.

WHAT'S NEW IN 2019

  • Focus on Wellness, Technology and Lifestyle
  • Keynote Speakers in each track
  • On-stage demos of products and services
  • Panel of Angel Investors and Funding Sources

TRACK KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Wellness Keynote Speaker Isaiah Stanback

Tech Keynote Speaker Rosario Ballesteros-Casas

Lifestyle Keynote Speaker Elle (Elenita) Morris

INVESTORS PANEL

Manny Fernandez

Joseph Camberato

WHO ATTENDS

  • Women of color small business owners, innovators and creators
  • All small businesses interested in growth, expansion and access to capital & resources
  • Diversity & Inclusion, Procurement, CSR and Marketing Professionals
  • Angel Investors and Venture Capital Investors
  • Alternative and traditional funding sources for small businesses
  • Social media influencers and connectors

Expected attendance - 80 Exhibitors and 500 attendees

2019 PITCH COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS

REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER:

  • At least 2 years in business
  • Legal structure
  • Innovators and Creators: Your own product or service in hand (no franchises or independent agents)

First Round: 9/15 to 10/25

  • 60-second video submission (Registration must be completed at time of submission)

Finalists Announcement: November 1st

  • 12 finalists -4 in each track

Finalists Round: November 8

  • 3-minute pitch in front of judges from media, corporate ponsors and angel investors
  • First, second and third places awards

PACKAGE PRIZE $12,000

Cash $2000

Business Package $10,000

  • Rutgers School of Business Entrepreneur Pionners Initiative Training Program $6000
  • Scholarship for Registration to the EPI $500
  • Video Promotion and Social Media Campaign $3000
  • Promotional article $500

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