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Posted on: September 2, 2023

Got a great business idea?

Start Peninsula

Do you have a business idea or invention and need guidance and/or funding to get it off the ground? Then clear your calendar and apply to pitch at one of the upcoming Micro Pitch Competitions on Sept. 13 or Oct. 11.

Need a bit of practice first? Register to attend a Pitch Perfect Workshop on Sept. 27.

Start Peninsula is an organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses by providing mentorship, networking and funding opportunities. Start helps launch you and your business idea towards success through hosting pitch competitions, pitch workshops and informational sessions.

The top 3 pitchers at the Championship Competition on Nov. 8 will receive:

  • $5,000 seed funding
  • 1 seat to Growth University
  • 1 year membership to Virginia Peninsula Chamber 

Pitchers placing 4-9 each receive $500.

The 2023 Championship is hosted by Greater Williamsburg and led by York County.

Learn More & Register
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