Business Model Competition
November 8, 2019 | Shanty Creek Resort
Doors Open at 5:30pm | Event Starts at 6:00pm
In partnership with Village of Bellaire, Village of Elk Rapids, Village of Ellsworth, Village of Mancelona, Short’s Brewing Company, Shanty Creek Resorts, Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), Small Business Development Centers of Michigan (SBDC)
Special Thanks to our Local Sponsors:
- November Snow
- Short’s Brewing Company
- Shanty Creek Resorts
- Fischer Insurance
- Village of Bellaire DDA
- Elk Rapids DDA
- Bellaire Chamber of Commerce
- Elk Rapids Chamber of Commerce
- Yoga Bellaire
Antrim Pitch Night applicants must own a business in Antrim County and be startups or new businesses of two years old or less.
Come and cheer on selected Antrim County businesses at the Antrim Pitch Night business model competition!
Watch them vie for their share of $15k in startup funds and a chance to compete at the finale Grand Event to compete for additional startup capital.
Polish up your business plan! Antrim County entrepreneurs and new businesses two years old or less are invited to apply to compete for startup capital toward their business and a chance to advance to the finale competition, Grand Event, to compete for more startup funds.
Competitors will receive business counseling from professionals to help in preparing a 4-minute business pitch for the panel of judges on the night of the competition. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be awarded as well as an audience selected People’s Choice Award.
There will be time for competing businesses to network and make connections with other business professionals and angel investors in the audience.
2018 Antrim Pitch Night Winners
1st Place-$10,000, Rebecca Rankin of Yoga Bellaire
2nd Place-$3,000, Jaqueline Schneider of Road Runner Tours
3rd Place-$1,500 & People’s Choice-$500, Kayla Moore of Gills ‘N Thrills Custom Lures
1st Place $10,000 - Rebecca Rankin, Yoga Bellaire