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Venture Café

B-Smart Pitch and Present

Thursday, Nov 02, 2023 | 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Join us in-person on Thursday, November 2 for the B-Smart Pitch and Present, the culminating event of the 12-week B-Smart Entrepreneurship Program. This event provides a platform for program participants to share and pitch their businesses to a panel of Funders, Advisors, Community Partners, and Investors. It’s an opportunity for entrepreneurs to secure funding, feedback, and valuable support to propel their businesses.

Get ready to be captivated by dynamic presentations, creative demos, and compelling stories that showcase their journey and business potential. The event will be filled with entrepreneurial energy and valuable connections.


  • Each participant will have 3-5 minutes to present their pitch. After each pitch, judges will have 2 minutes to provide feedback and constructive comments.
  • Participants can obtain a 20,000 on-the-spot loan approved by VestedIn. In addition to loans, grants will be awarded up to $5,000 by Citizens and Wells Fargo.