MIPitch – Call For Business Ideas!
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During the last year and a half (during COVID-19) – the state of Michigan has seen an approx. 50% increase in new business registrations. Entrepreneurship is alive and well in our state, and we have a brand new initiative coming to help support entrepreneurs in our community. MIPitch is a business idea pitch competition for Ionia and Montcalm Counties with the sole goal of helping launch multiple new businesses. With thousands of dollars in cash prizes, submissions will be whittled down to five finalists who will pitch their ideas at our live event on September 21st at Candlestone Resort in Belding.
Whether it’s a brand new business idea written on the back of a napkin, or an existing business with a new concept to catapult their future forward, submissions for this competition are NOW OPEN! Click on the image above to be re-directed for more info, rules of entry and to submit ideas. Please help us spread the word in our communities and let's see what creative, impactful business ideas are out there!
If your business or organization is interested in sponsoring this exciting new initiative, please contact Travis Alden directly. 100% of sponsorship dollars will go towards cash prizes for the finalists!
MIPitch is presented by The Right Place in partnership with the Ionia County Economic Alliance and the Montcalm Economic Alliance.
Presenting Sponsor: Consumer’s Energy
Community Partners: Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce, Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce, Belding Area Chamber of Commerce
Partner Sponsors: Isabella Bank, Michigan One Community Credit Union
Media Partner: The Daily News
Community Sponsors: Mercantile Bank, Candlestone Resort, Montcalm Community College