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Piedmont Business Capital and Venture Cafe Winston-Salem present Inaugural PITCH MOB | A Pitch Competition for Minority-Owned Businesses

The Details for Competition

  • You must be a minority-owned business in the NC Triad; Founder(s) must be person(s) of color

  • You must be a for-profit business

  • You should be investment-ready with your business

  • You will compete with a 5-minute pitch to judges. Pitches will be timed.

  • PowerPoint or other presentation software can be used during the pitch.

  • Preliminary rounds will be at Venture Cafe Winston-Salem on Thursday, September 5 or Thursday, September 12 at 6pm.

  • Top three businesses will compete on Thursday, September 19th at Venture Cafe Winston-Salem.

  • Five businesses will be selected to compete each session during the preliminaries.

  • The winning business will receive $1000.00 from Piedmont Business Capital and will showcase their business at the Engagement and Inclusion Summit on Tuesday, October 8th in Winston-Salem.

The Application Process is now closed.

Please join us to cheer on our 9 businesses as they compete for $1000.00!

Questions: E-mail Susan Morris at