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The AltCap Your Biz: Pitch Competition

10 KC Businesses Will Vie for Cash Prizes at AltCap Pitch Competition during GEWKC 2021


Ten Kansas City small business and entrepreneur finalists will compete for cash prizes in the AltCap Your Biz: Pitch Competition during Global Entrepreneurship Week - Kansas City

The 10 finalists, according to KSHB:

The live pitch competition is from noon - 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Plexpod Westport Commons at 300 E 39th St. in Kansas City, Missouri. Add this event and 100+ others to your custom GEWKC agenda here.

Finalists will have five minutes to pitch their businesses to a panel of judges. Winners will be announced that same day.

KSHB reports the grand prize is $20,000, double the top prize in past years; second place is $10,000 and third place is $5,000.

Another fan favorite competition will award another winner $2,500. Starting Oct. 20, watch AltCap’s social media channels for a chance to vote: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Past grand prize winners of the AltCap Your Biz: Pitch Competition include Access-Able Living (2019), Rightfully Sewn (2018), Maker Village KC (2017), Barefood’n Happy (2016), Hostel KC (2015).

If you’d like to sponsor this pitch competition, contact Salvador Lopez salvador@alt-cap.org.

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