NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Tennessee black entrepreneurs have until noon tomorrow (April 22) to apply for a pitch competition in which six finalists will be selected to receive grants for their ideas.
The Nashville Entrepreneur Center has partnered with Cummins Inc. for the Pitch for Good: Black Founders Edition competition. Black entrepreneurs can apply nowHEREor reach out via phone at 317-439-4894. Applications close April 22 at 11:59 am CST.
Applicants will be asked to submit a a 1-minute video, your stage, and what you would do with the money.
Six will be selected for a virtual elevator pitch competition for black entrepreneurs in Nashville. Grants will range from $3,000 to $13,000 for the winners. The six winners will be asked to conduct a 1 minute elevator pitch to a panel of six judges and an open audience.
In addition to the six finalists, three applicants who were not selected will be given a scholarship to attend the NEC's year-long bootcamp for startups to expand their business.