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PEG Pitch Competition - Veterans

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About the PEG Pitch Competition - Veterans

In support of the 2018 National Veterans Small Business Week, Plan Empower Grow presents PEG Pitch Competition - Veterans.

PEG Pitch Competition - Veterans will bring together veteran, active military and spouses to pitch their small business development or growth idea to a panel of small business experts for a chance to win up to $1000 in cash and prices.

Deadline: Monday October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm CST

Eligibility

The competition is open to veterans, active duty military, and their spouses.

How to Participate

1. Upload your 10 minute pitch outlining your business development or growth idea to Youtube.com (How to upload videos to Youtube) by Monday October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm CST. Pitches should be interactive, entertaining and include all pertinent details about your business. Successful business pitches will explain the need for their business, explain how their business can solve this demand and sell the judges on their product or service. If you are unable to upload your videos to Youtube.com, please email info@PlanEmpowerGrow.org

2. Complete the PEG Pitch Competition - Veterans registration form at https://pegpitchcompetition.eventbrite.com and be sure to include the link to your Youtube video. Incomplete forms will not be considered.

3. You will receive a confirmation email from Plan Empower Grow (PEG) within 72 hours of submitting your pitch. You will be asked to provide proof of military, veteran or spouse of. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 72 hours, email info@PlanEmpowerGrow.org

Submit your startup pitch application today!

Selection Process

After the deadline on Monday October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm CST:

1. Judges will review and rate pitches by midnight CT October 31, 2018.

2. Selected Semi-finalist will receive email notification by November 1, 2018

3. Semi-finalist will arrive to the identified pitch location on November 9, 2018 to pitch their 15 minute presentation with Q&A in person to judges. The 15-minute presentations should be interactive, entertaining and include all pertinent details about your business. Successful business pitches will explain the need for their business, explain how their business can solve this demand and sell the judges on their product or service. Props, displays and interactive elements are encouraged. Judges will ask competitors questions about their businesses, sales numbers, market research and other relevant data.

4. Selected finalists will go on to present at the Grand Finale for a 1 minute and 30 second “elevator pitch” at which judges will determine the winner.

All semi-finalist will receive written comments on their submission in order to help further refine their pitch.

Winners

First and Second Place winners will be announced and awarded.

· First Prize: $1,000 cash and prizes

· Second Prize: $500 cash and prizes

For more information contact: info@PlanEmpowerGrow.org

Please Note:

Decision of screening committee and judges will be final.

The grand prize will consist of cash and services and there are absolutely no other assurances of any sort – such as investment, connections to mentors / potential investors, acceptance of follow-up meetings, etc. It is up to the founders to network with the audience and guests for any partnership, mentorship, or future follow-up.

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