The Door County Economic Development Corporation has partnered with numerous other economic-development organizations on a pitch event for entrepreneurs. To qualify, entrepreneurs must be at least 18 years old, have a W8 or W9, and be pre-revenue or early stage, meaning that there is less than $300,000 invested through capital raised and/or revenue received.
To apply for the Door County event, visit thestartuphub.org/pitch-locations/, and click on “Door County.” Applications will be accepted through Oct. 26.
Those selected following a local review may take part in a virtual pitch-training session Nov. 2, then make a short pitch and answer judges’ questions during the Clipper Pitchin’ event Nov. 17, 6-8 pm, at the Door County Maritime Museum. Safety protocols will be followed. The first-place winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000; the second-place winner will receive $500.
Top local winners will advance to another competition Dec. 3 to vie for additional funding, investor attention and the chance to pitch a third time March 11, 2021.