When we said that we wanted to support you in FUNDING your brands, we meant it! And, with the partnership of Wells Fargo, we’re thrilled to present a golden opportunity…

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Wells Fargo and Blogalicious Present:
The Perfect Pitch Contest

Submit your business for a chance to pitch a panel of small business expert judges and a chance to win $5,000 to FUND your brand along with consultation sessions, an exclusive radio interview and a financial review with Wells Fargo.

Who:

Registered BlogaliciousFIVE attendees who are small business owners with a concept that’s been operational for between one and five years.

What:

A materials submission and live pitch contest to support small business owners in funding their entrepreneurial visions.

Where:

Materials will be submitted via email and finalists will pitch their event at BlogaliciousFIVE in Atlanta, GA on October 5th, 2013.

When:

  • Submission Deadline is Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 5pm EST
  • Finalists will be announced on Monday, September 30th, 2013 (via email)
  • The Winner and Fan Favorite will be announced on Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at BlogaliciousFIVE.

How:

Submissions must include:

  1. a <1-minute video introduction;
  2. a business plan overview; and
  3. a case study of a successful project.
  4. please also provide a headshot and a bio.

Submissions will be accepted via email to: info (at) beblogalicious (dot) com and should contain a link to the video on YouTube, and 2 PDF attachments of the business plan and case study.

On-Site Pitch Event.
The finalists will each have 5 minutes to present their pitch at BlogaliciousFIVE and will be competing for 2 titles and exciting prizes!:

Pitch Contest Winner receives:

  • $5,000 grand prize
  • Free consultation sessions from business expert
  • Complimentary Financial Review with Wells Fargo
  • Each finalist will receive consultative services/technical support
  • Special guest interview on “School for Start-Ups” radio show  (Hosted by renowned author and Small Business Expert,  Jim Beach)

Fan Favorite receives:

  • Special guest interview on “School for Start-Ups” radio show(hosted by renowned author and Small Business Expert,  Jim Beach); and
  • Consultation with business specialist.

 

Selection Criteria

Submissions will be judged based on the following:

20% Originality of Business Concept
-  Demonstrate that you have a unique and innovative business concept that differentiates you from other businesses.

50% Business Pitch
-  Clear articulation of your business plan and model.

-  Concise explanation on why your business should be selected.

30% Package Quality

-   Submission is visually appealing and creative.

-   Demonstrates professionalism.

 

Special thanks to Wells Fargo for making this possible! We can’t wait to see your entries.  Good luck!!!