Savannah SCORE Offers Opportunity for Entrepreneurs to Win $10K to Launch Their New Business
By: Carriage Trade PR
Proposed businesses must be new start-ups or, if you have an existing business, you must have obtained your Savannah/Chatham County business license after March 1, 2018. Winners must locate and operate their business within Chatham County and launch by January 1, 2021. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
Complete Rules and the Online Application are available at http://bizpitchsavannah.com. Applications will be accepted through midnight, July 29, 2019, with a $25 non-refundable application fee payable at the time of submission.
Eight finalists will be chosen to pitch their business ideas to the panel of judges at Savannah SCORE's "BizPitch Savannah™ 2019" event on Friday, Sept. 6, from 4-6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Coastal Georgia Center at 305 Fahm Street, Savannah. It will be free and open to the public.
The five judges are:
• Jen Bonnett, VP of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Savannah Economic Development Authority, and Executive Director, The Creative Coast
• Carl Biathrow, Business Development Coordinator, City of Savannah Office of Business Opportunity
• Miriam Rittmeyer, MD, Ph.D., MPH, CEO, MUNNA® and President, Phalarope.org
• Dean Burnette, Managing Business Broker, Best Business Brokers
• Lisa Narcisse, Market Leader IV and Vice President, BB&T
"BizPitch Savannah™ 2019" is presented by the Savannah Chapter of SCORE in partnership with the following sponsors and professional services donors:
The City of Savannah; Savannah Economic Development Authority; Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce; Small Business Assistance Corporation;
The competition rules and online application are available at https://bizpitchsavannah.com. For more information, visit the website or contact Savannah SCORE at bizpitchsavannah@
SCORE is the nation's largest provider of business mentoring and educational services to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Savannah SCORE has been named SCORE's 2019 Mid–Market "Chapter of the Year". To schedule a free business mentoring session with a Savannah SCORE mentor, go to https://savannah.score.org or call 912-652-4335.