September 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science (Buffalo Museum of Science)

THE PITCH is a collaborative M/WBE business plan competition designed to elevate the profile of minority and women business owners in the city of Buffalo.

Join us and the WNY business community at the Buffalo Museum of Science as four local entrepreneurs present their business plans on Sep. 28 for a slice of $50,000 in prizes! There are two categories, each with a $15,000 grand prize and $5,000 runner-up prize, as well as the Five Star Bank People’s Choice Minority and Women Small Business Award of $10,000.

The event is free and open to the public, but you must RSVP to attend by clicking the “Get Tickets” button below. Networking and light food will be provided before and after the event. Doors open at 5pm and the event starts at 6pm.

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Here is the full event schedule:

  • 5pm – 6pm: Networking and Meet & Greet with the Keynote Speakers, Michael and Ramona Wood
  • 6pm – 7:30pm: Pitches and awarding of prizes
  • 7:30pm – 9pm: Networking and light fare

Questions? Contact Lee Locklear at [email protected]

NYBDC/Excelsior Growth Fund is the Signature Sponsor of THE PITCH, with additional sponsorship support from KeyBankECIDAKaleida HealthFoit-Albert AssociatesIroquois Construction Services43North, and Mayor Byron Brown and the City of Buffalo.