Is your business pitch on point? Need capital infusion? Enter the Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition now!
You’ve got nothing to lose. Just record and upload your best business pitch that’s less than two minutes (please), and send it to us.
The top 10 semi-finalists will be invited to the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit, where they will pitch their idea to a panel of judges and a live audience, for a chance to win $10,000!
The Official Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition Rules
Entry Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017, at 11:00 p.m. EST.
Overall Pitch Criteria
Your pitch should address the following questions:
To submit your recording:
Video submissions must be uploaded to YouTube, with the corresponding link sent to the email address listed above, by the entry deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017, at 11:00 p.m. EDT.
Please Note: The two-minute video submissions are intended to be a guideline for vetting potential semi-finalists. Contestants will not be disqualified for videos within the two- to three-minute range. However, this flexibility will not be applicable during the semi-final and final rounds. While on-site at the Summit, rules regarding time-length and the restricted use of props or media during pitches will be strictly adhered to.
Semi-final and Final Rounds
Please Note: All semi-finalists and their guests are responsible for their own travel and hotel accommodations. In addition, as a contestant in the BLACK ENTERPRISE Elevator Pitch Competition, your name and likeness may be used for future advertising and promotional purposes. It is advised that you obtain the appropriate legal documentation to protect your business idea or product. BLACK ENTERPRISE is not liable for duplication of your business idea or product by a third-party. Prize money will be released after all mentoring sessions are completed.
Again, the deadline to enter the contest is Monday, March 13, 2017, at 11:00 p.m. EDT.
Don’t miss your chance to pitch your big idea and possibly win $10,000!
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