2017 COMPETITION INFORMATION

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in partnership with Springboard Enterprises, presents:

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Entrepreneur YOU Business Plan & Pitch Competition

 

Michigan Women’s Foundation, in partnership with Springboard Enterprises sponsors an annual Dolphin Tank® pitch session as a component of the Entrepreneur YOU Business Plan and Pitch Competition. The Dolphin Tank is a "helpful feedback-driven" pitch sessions for entrepreneurs to receive constructive insights from knowledgeable professionals. It's an interactive discussion led by an expert panel of "dolphins" that focuses on one thing: "How can we help?" The objective is to provide connections and advice to enable entrepreneurs to capitalize on their opportunities. 

After the Dolphin Tank, the presenting entrepreneurs will be evaluated by judges who will select three winners from each region (Southeast Michigan, West Michigan, and Jackson), cash prized of $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500 - and $1,000, will be awarded at each competition, as well as support services and technical assistance. 

 

Jackson  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:00-4:00pm, Consumers Energy Innovation Center

Jackson Finalists, Judges and Panelists

 Southeast Michigan – Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:30-8:30pm, NextEnergy, 461 Burroughs St, Detroit, MI 48202

 Southeast Finalists, Judges and Dolphins

West Michigan – Thursday, November 9, 2017 1:00-4:00pm, Grand Valley State University, 50 Front St, 3007 L. William Seidman Center, Grand Rapids 49503

West Michigan Finalists, Judges and Dolphins

 

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