BELDING — A new opposition programs to raise entrepreneurship in Ionia and Montcalm counties — with any luck , turning enterprise goals into actuality.
The Proper Put, Inc. has announced MIPitch — a opposition for business ventures in Ionia and Montcalm counties.
Submissions for the entrepreneurial pitch competition are offered online as a result of Aug. 20 at rightplace.org/mipitch.
Small business strategies can vary from model news company concept ideas to catalytic additions to existing companies, according to a news launch. They can come from an set up enterprise owner or somebody with a aspiration.
The MIPitch occasion can take area from 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Candlestone Resort, 8100 Storey Street, in Belding. The public is invited to go to the absolutely free party. RSVP details will be announced at a future day.
Business proprietors and entrepreneurs in Ionia and Montcalm counties have the prospect to acquire dollars prizes. A critique committee already has recognized standards. 5 finalists will be invited to pitch dwell to the community at Candlestone in September. All 5 finalists will acquire a money prize of some sort. Guest judges will be declared later on.
Travis Alden, small business improvement director at The Ideal Position, is coordinating MIPitch. The genesis of the event was primarily based on statistics demonstrating an maximize of firms registrations in Michigan during the very first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alden claimed.
“Really the total stage was to introduce some particular entrepreneurial aid programming for Ionia and Montcalm counties,” he explained.
Alden’s colleagues at The Suitable Place serving three northern Michigan counties — Newaygo, Lake and Oceana — founded Pitch North three yrs back. It served as the foundation for MIPitch, Alden said.
“It has just completed some rather amazing things up there in terms of new businesses released and beginning that entrepreneurial ecosystem that little communities absolutely need to be affluent into the long term,” he reported.
When company competitions can be complicated, Alden explained the event won’t be like the Tv set display “Shark Tank.” The surroundings will be far more supportive.
“It’s meant to be encouraging and enjoyment and, actually, fairly inspiring to everybody who’s there,” Alden said.
Alden would like to get individuals excited about new company ideas in their neighborhood. Winners can use the funds to leverage into their organizations, Alden reported.
“It must be a fantastic time,” he mentioned.