Beckley, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Hive, in partnership with the WVU Tech Launch Lab, will host the Pitch Southern West Virginia Business Idea Competition on September 13 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The event will take place at WVU Tech’s Life Sciences building, and registration is required to attend.
Tonight’s Presenters include:
Hills to Hills Shuttles & Tours Adena Joy Fayette County
Rock Root River Tours Leah Chester Fayette County
Fat Bottom Coolers LLC Marcus Fox Raleigh County
Mountain Mama Stitchery Ruschelle Khanna Raleigh County
Botany Tropicals Jordan Casey Summers County
Elite Services N. Maryanne Perry Fayette County
The competition allows new entrepreneurs five minutes to pitch their business ideas in front of an audience and judges that will engage in a question and answer session with presenters about their business plan. The panel of judges includes serial entrepreneurs, investors, legal advisors, and educators. Judges will select the top three entries and the winner will earn the $2,000 grand prize.
There will be an additional prize package for the best Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) focused business idea. The judges will survey the audience in advance before making their final judgment.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pitch-southern-wv-business-idea-competition-tickets-377564364177?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=223388362&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–0IFWJYEU9A35HYbrTw0OQka4DZKOcGK2kbiYKBTPgcsr8RT6E41aw9lNKkKfb6YkqliVScCfj3_i6axKphQNzLNxznA&utm_content=223388362&utm_source=hs_email