Pitch Southern West Virginia Business Idea Competition!

February 12th, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
J.W. & Haxel Ruby Boy Scouts Welcome Center- 55 Hazel Ruby Lane, Mt Hope, WV 25880
The WV Hive Network, in partnership with TechConnect WV



Do you have a unique or innovative idea or product? Join us at the upcoming Pitch Southern West Virginia Business Idea Competition!

The WV Hive Network, in partnership with TechConnect WV, is excited to announce the 3rd of five different idea and business competitions encompassing twelve counties in southern West Virginia. The upcoming competition, to be held in Mt. Hope, WV, is for businesses and residents of Fayette County. The deadline to submit an application is midnight, January 15th.

Please note: ONLY those with new business ideas or new business start-ups less than three years in operation are eligible to apply. You must either have a business in Fayette County or live in Fayette County to apply.

You DO NOT need to be a WV Hive client to apply.

Applications will be evaluated by a team of reviewers, with the top applicants chosen to pitch their unique idea or product in-person at the J.W. & Hazel Ruby – Boy Scouts Welcome Center in Mt. Hope on February 12.

To be considered, fill out and submit an application at https://wvhive.com/pitch/ no later than midnight January 15, 2019. If your idea or product is chosen as one of the successful applicants, you will have approximately two weeks to work on the development of your pitch for your idea or product, with the help of the WV Hive.

During the competition, you will have five minutes to present your idea or product to a panel of judges and explain what is innovative about your idea and how it will make a difference to residents of southern WV. The presentation will be followed with a brief question and answer
period with the judges.

A grand prize winner will be awarded $1,000 to use towards growing their idea or product into a business. Other prizes will be provided by the community. 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive smaller awards.

Register to attend here and share this information with others!

We hope you can make it!