Pitch Contest to help startup companies by impacted COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, September 23, 2022
Written by: Seminole State Staff

Seminole State College of Florida’s Center for Business Development is hosting a “Pitch Contest” to assist startup companies that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 “We are busier than ever at the center and committed to keep companies moving forward as they launch and realize their business dreams,” said Amy A. Kirkland, MBA, director, Center for Business Development.

Entrepreneurs will compete to win participation in the Business Incubation Program at the Port of Sanford for one year, to grow their business.

Winners will receive:

• Step-by-step business guidance

• Collaborative environment

• Networking events

• Educational programming

• Business workshops

• WiFi and mailing address

• Furnished private office space

• Shared kitchen and conference room

To help contestants, the Center for Business Development will host two “How to Pitch” workshops at the Seminole County Public Library Jean Rhein Central Branch at 215 N. Oxford Road, Casselberry, FL 32707 on:

Deadline to apply is Thursday, Oct. 20, at noon. 

For more information, visit the Pitch Contest website.

About the Center for Business Development

The Center for Business Development at Seminole State College focuses on the development and enhancement of Seminole County’s business community through its Small Business Development Center, Business Incubation Program, Foundations of Excellence advisory board program and ELLE Collective. Since 1993, the center has supported more than 4,000 clients and added more than $300 million to the local economy. For more information, call 407.321.3495.