By Tim Ryan

Greetings, Aspiring Entrepreneurs of Hampton Roads! Your journey to business success starts with a pitch, and there’s no better platform to validate your idea than at Start Peninsula’s upcoming events.

What is Start Peninsula?

Start Peninsula is Hampton Roads’ longest-running entrepreneurial event, focused on helping entrepreneurs like you validate their business ideas. From foundational workshops to exciting pitch events, Start Peninsula is your go-to hub for startup empowerment.

Don’t Miss “Pitch Perfect”

Are you worried about articulating your business idea in just three minutes? Join us for our “Pitch Perfect” event on Wednesday, August 30th. You’ll not only learn how to pitch like a pro but also how to field questions like one too!

The Micro Pitch Competitions

The series of Micro Pitch competitions are crucial for your business idea’s next step. The next Micro Pitch competition will be held via Zoom on September 13th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Each competition offers a chance for ten pitchers to showcase their ideas:

– Three Minutes: Lay out your pitch succinctly yet persuasively.
– Two Minutes: Engage in a Q&A session with the audience.

The Championship Pitch Event: Where Your Dream Could Take Flight

Make it to the top three in any Micro Pitch event, and you’ll advance to the final pitch competition on November 8th. Here, you’ll vie for prize money to take your startup to the next level.

How to Participate

Ready to pitch? It’s simple!

1. Apply to Pitch: Secure your spot by applying.
2. Ticket Confirmation: Once approved, secure your pitch “ticket” to lock in your spot.
3. Attend Pitch Perfect: Be there on August 30th to hone your pitching skills.
4. Pitch on September 13th: Nail your pitch and get your ticket cost refunded.

📌 Note: The ticket purchase is merely to secure your commitment, as slots always sell out. Rest assured, your ticket will be refunded after attending Pitch Perfect and a successful pitch.

Win Big on November 8th!

– Top Three Finalists: $5,000 in prize money
– Places Four through Twelve: $500 each

Take the Leap

Time is ticking! Apply now, mark your calendar for Pitch Perfect on August 30th, and get ready to pitch on September 13th. If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. Contact Start Peninsula.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to transform your business idea into reality. Let’s bring the entrepreneurial revolution to Hampton Roads, one pitch at a time!