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Norfolk Start Up Academy Pitch Night: Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

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Get ready to ignite your entrepreneurial passion and immerse yourself in an electrifying atmosphere of innovation at the Norfolk Start Up Academy Pitch Event! Join us at the vibrant and collaborative space of Intersect Coworking and Incubator on Friday, May 12th, from 6-8pm for a spectacular evening dedicated to fueling growth and development in the startup ecosystem of Norfolk.

Our inaugural Start Up Academy Cohort is set to dazzle the audience with their groundbreaking business ideas, as five aspiring startups battle it out for a chance to win a $500 cash prize, generously donated by the Norfolk Area Economic Development Council. This event is an opportunity for budding entrepreneurs, investors, and startup enthusiasts to come together and support the emerging talent in our thriving community.

A Not-to-be-Missed Lineup of Activities

  • 6:00 – 6:15pmWelcome & Networking – Kick off the evening by connecting with like-minded individuals and fostering meaningful conversations.
  • 6:15 – 7:15pmPitches – Prepare to be inspired as our five exceptional startups deliver their compelling pitches in front of a distinguished panel of judges.
  • 7:15 – 7:30pmMentor Swarm & Judge Deliberation – Explore valuable insights and advice from our dedicated mentor swarm, while awaiting the judges’ final decision.
  • 7:35pmWinner Announcement – Witness the moment of anticipation and excitement as the deserving winner of the $500 prize is revealed.
  • 7:40 – 8:00pmClosing & Networking – Wrap up the event by sharing your thoughts on the pitches, expanding your network, and celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Who Should Attend?
This event is tailored for aspiring entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, business leaders, students, and enthusiasts who are passionate about startups and eager to support and engage with the local business ecosystem.

Why You Can’t Afford to Miss It

The Norfolk Start Up Academy Pitch Night represents a unique platform for discovering innovative business ideas, fostering connections with like-minded peers, learning from experienced mentors, and celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to witness up-and-coming startups making their mark and impacting the future of the Norfolk business landscape.

Seize the moment and secure your spot at this exclusive event – REGISTER NOW and contribute to the growth and success of the Norfolk startup community.

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