Come to this “Shark Tank”-style competition on September 7 to see the following individuals pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win $10,000 in cash and professional services to help them launch their new business.
Mark Bruemmer - "XSCapacity.net"
Bringing businesses with underutilized resources together with potential buyers or renters via the Internet.
Carrie Christian & Kristie Duncan - "Scribble Subscription Box"
Fosters creative art play for children through innovative craft-projects-in-a-box offered by monthly subscription.
Jennifer Farago - "Studio 53"
Community Sewing Center offering people at all levels of sewing skill and experience access to space, equipment, supplies, training and camaradie.
Trevor Hess - Mattress Recycling Services
Environmentally responsible alternative to traditional dumping of used mattresses into landfills.
Jason King - "Heel!"
Veterinary Network App designed to foster cooperation and information sharing between veterinarians and pet owners to promote quality pet care and medication compliance.
Michelle-Anne Mallebranche - "Brez-Soleil" Beach Sunshades
Customizable, artistic, easily portable beach sunshades supported on sturdy bamboo posts.
Leandro Perversi - "Mate' Pods"
K-Cup® style Yerba Mate Capsules for use in standard coffee machines or specially designed infusion units.
Ian Reddick - "Mercury Modular Guitars"
Beautiful, professional grade electric guitars that quickly disassemble to fit in carry-on luggage and/or easily convert to different guitar types and sound styles.
WHAT: "BizPitch Savannah"™ entrepreneurial competition presented by Savannah SCORE
WHERE: The Creative Coast at the Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street, Savannah, GA
WHEN: Friday, September 7 from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT THE BIZPITCH EVENT?
The 8 finalists will each have 4 minutes to pitch their business idea to a panel of 5 judges. The judges will have 4 minutes to ask questions of each contestant.
3 winners will be chosen by the judges and will receive:
$2,500 in cash
$7,500 in professional legal services, accounting services, logo design, website design, social media marketing, public relations, and promotional items to help launch their new businesses.