Dear members & readers: I'm THRILLED to announce that I've made it to the final round of a kinder gentler Shark Tank contest sponsored by Ventures Nonprofit! I would LOVE to see you in the audience next week as I attempt to wow the judges with my brilliant business idea GO: LOCAL, starting with our flagship site gosouthseattle.com. I'll even buy you a drink if you wear your GO: South Seattle t-shirt. ;-) Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
InnoVentures: A Small Business Pitch Contest
March 30, 2017, 6:00pm - March 30, 2017, 9:00pm
Join us for a night of inspirational business pitches, good beer, and networking with Ventures' community of entrepreneurs!
Contest finalists will present their business pitches to gain exposure and compete for prizes. Ventures client, Thyme Well Spent Catering, will be on our food truck, Word of Mouth, providing food for your enjoyment.
InnoVentures contestants will receive training and coaching from Ventures staff and volunteer business mentors to refine their business idea and prepare their pitch. Micro-enterprises of all types, including food, service, and product businesses will be presenting an innovation that will increase efficiency and grow sales. A guest panel of community leaders and industry experts will judge the pitches to determine prize winners.
Who: Ventures staff, clients, board, volunteers, community partners, supporters and you!
When: Program and pitches from 6:30-8:15pm
How: Special thanks to our sponsors The Boeing Company, BECU, Friends of Waterfront Seattle, & Vulcan Inc.
Cost: Tickets are $20.00. See link in event details.
Where: Optimism Brewing Company.
Street parking is available. We encourage our guests to carpool or take public transportation.