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IdeaFest Business Pitch Competition

March 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The 6th Annual IdeaFest Business Pitch Competition, hosted by The Launch Place, will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2019, starting at 1:00 pm.

IdeaFest is a pitch competition where 20 finalists will pitch their startup business idea to a panel of judges and a live audience.

A total of $10,000 will be awarded to the top 3 competitors. Deadline to apply is Monday, February 18. Learn more at ideafestdanville.com.


  • 1st Place $5,000
  • 2nd Place $3,000
  • 3rd Place $2,000

Winners of the competition will also be eligible to receive twenty-five hours of free business consulting from The Launch Place. The Launch Place assists with business formation, job creation and retention through its business consulting services and investment funding, while having a dual responsibility to recruit and retain entrepreneurs to the Dan River Region.

The IdeaFest competition exposes The Launch Place’s services and funds to start-up companies that are ready to establish or seeking early-stage capital. The Launch Place could potentially invest in the company from its Seed and Pre-Seed Funds.

Tickets are available here.


March 21, 2019
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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