Spark Your Startup 2016
We are looking for entrepreneurs who want a boost in the world of business ownership to participate in a “Business Pitch Contest,” held in Barnesville, MN. Finalists will compete for cash prizes and loan eligibility in a Business Pitch Presentation on Thursday, October 6 at Barnesville Old City Hall Chambers. Deadline for entries will be Thursday, September 15. Nominations are reviewed by contest sponsors and finalists will be chosen. Awards and entry rules are listed below.
At the presentation event on Thursday, October 6, each presenter will have 5 minutes to present their business idea to the 3-person panel of judges. The judges will have 4 minutes to ask questions to understand more about the viability of the business. At the completion of the pitches, the judges will award the top three finishers and present them with cash awards. There will also be a “People’s Choice” award which will be voted on by the public via an online survey.