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Key Dates: Applications Close: 9/28 > Semifinalists Selected: 10/2 > Finalists Announced: 10/13
If you have any questions about REV Birmingham or our Business Growth services including BIZ 1.0, CO.STARTERS by Create Birmingham, REVeal Kitchen, or The Big Pitch, contact us at http://revbirmingham.org/contact-us.
Now in it’s fourth year, The Big Pitch Presented by PNC has grown to become an exciting showcase of Birmingham’s up and coming small business owners. REV Birmingham launched this event to offer a truly unique and impactful opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain the resources and startup money needed to launch their dreams. Numerous businesses such as Eugene’s Hot Chicken, Laced Up Boutique, Ghost Training Brewing Company, and many more have all pitched their ideas in front of five judges and hundreds of audience supporters. If you’re looking for the mentoring, assistance, and capital needed to take your concept to the next level, apply today. Or if you just want to grab a front row seat to cast your People’s Choice Vote to help determine the next Birmingham success story, grab an early discounted ticket and save the date for November 18, 2017. Be sure to join the REV Birmingham newsletter for updates as the live competition draws closer.
Under David Fleming, REV Birmingham has grown to become a key economic development partner with the City of Birmingham. The work of the organization centers around the creation of vibrancy, filling vacant spaces, and growing sustainable businesses. Events like The Big Pitch serve as engines that help drive REV toward all three mission pillars. The Urban Food Project, ZYP Bikeshare, Birmingham Restaurant Week, REVeal Kitchen, and Woodlawn Street Market are but a few other examples of the transformative work being done to amplify Birmingham’s recent resurgence.
Under Brian Bucher, Alabama Regional President, PNC has made the strength and growth of Birmingham’s small business ecosystem a priority. What began as a initial $10,000 investment to kick start The Big Pitch has expanded to a $40,000 commitment to the competition. In addition, PNC business bankers have contributed countless hours to finalists during the technical assistance bootcamp. PNC’s partnership with the local small business development community has proven crucial to its success and sustainability.
Location: To Be Announced