Accelerate: Your Startup
Graduation Pitch Event
Great Falls Development Authority Small Business Development Center will be hosting a pitch event June 28th from 11am to 1pm downtown at The Wild Hare at 518 Central Ave in Great Falls to celebrate the completion of our Accelerate: Your Startup class. 

Graduates of this class will each have four minutes to pitch their startup idea or current business model. The audience will then have four minutes for Q&A,  advice, or insights. 

Hors d’oeuvres will be available. The Wild Hare offers a full lunch menu as well as a complete host of nonalcoholic cocktails and drinks at their cash bar. Please join us for an exciting time welcoming these noble new ideas to Grow Great Falls!

Questions about the pitch event? Contact Tony.
Tony Peres
Small Business Navigator
Great Falls Development Authority
Hungry to Grow the Great Falls region

Grow and diversify the Great Falls regional economy.
Create higher wage career opportunities.
Improve market competitiveness.                
The first economic development organization in the Rocky Mountain West to earn accreditation from the International Economic Development Council.

GFDA is a certified Community Development Financial Institution and a 501(c)3 charitable organization. High Plains Financial is a certified Community Development Corporation that offers SBA 504 loans statewide. GFDA and High Plains Financial are Equal Opportunity Employers and Lenders.

GFDA is proud to host a Montana Small Business Development Center, a Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and a Montana Food & Ag Development Center. We are also proud to provide office space for MSU's Montana Manufacturing Extension Center.

For more info, visit our website.