SHOW ME THE MONEY CONFERENCE + FUNDING EXPO

October 9th at UNC-Asheville

October 10th at Lenoir-Rhyne University

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Is your Pitch worth $25,000?

On October 9th from 3:15-4:30 PM at the UNC-Asheville Sherrill Center, five high-growth entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to compete for $25,000 in cash and prizes in the Show Me the Money Pitch Competition.  The top five presenters will be selected by the Judging Panel from the pool of applications. Applications will be accepted at www.ShowMeTheMoneyConference.com between September 6 – 25, with candidates notified of acceptance on September 29th.

Eligibility:

  • Early-Stage For-Profit Company (Under 5 years old)
  • Headquartered within Western North Carolina (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, EBCI, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey Counties)
  • Have at least 1 full-time employee (can include founder/owner)
  • Must submit a completed application within the designated window (September 6-25)
  • Must purchase a Day 1 ticket to the “Show Me the Money Conference + Funding Expo” on October 9, 2017 (at the time of application submission)

Pitch Criteria:

  • 6 minute pitches, with 5 minutes question & answer
  • Limit of 5 slides in presentation
  • Address the following topics:
    • IDEA: What is your problem and who is your market? Why is this an opportunity?
    • COMPANY: How does your business work? Where are your customers and how do you make money?
    • LEADERSHIP: Who are you and why are you equipped to lead this venture? Who else are you working with?
    • NEEDS: What do you need to take this idea to the next level? What are you asking for?

APPLICATION WINDOW OPEN FROM SEPTEMBER 6-25

Prize packages from the following

NC IDEA

Cash Prize of $2,500

Capital at Play

Advertising Package (Valued at $1,990)

Kudzu Brands

Branding Package (Valued at $1,500)

JB Media Institute

Social Media Package (Valued at $3,000)

Scratch Made Media

Video Marketing Strategy Package (Valued at $1,500)

SparkLab Design

Web Development Package (Valued at $3,000)

1 x 1 Media

Educational Media Package (Valued at $60)

The Alternative Board

Business Advisement Package (Valued at $600)

Hatchworks AVL

CoWorking Package (Valued at $2400)

McGuire, Wood & Bissette

Legal Consultation Package (Valued at $600)

Palermo Law Firm

General Legal Package (Valued at $600)

Amplified Media

Video Production Package (Valued at $2,500)

Small Town Ventures

Growth Strategies Package (Valued at $3,000)

JSK Financial

Tax Preparation Package (Valued at $1,200)

MORE PRIZES COMING SOON

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