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Piedmont Pitch Launch
February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Week 1: Launch Program
Join the teams from CV SBDC, Charlottesville, and Albemarle to learn more about the program and opportunities available for participants.
HYBRID event In person for cohort participants at 300 Preston Ave, 2nd floor training room, Charlottesville or online via Zoom
About Piedmont Pitch
The City of Charlottesville Office of Economic Development and Albemarle County Economic Development have joined forces to offer educational programming leading to a pitch competition for local small businesses. Entrepreneurs and small business owners in Charlottesville and Albemarle can apply to participate in the 10 week program including 8 training programs (Business Essentials Training) offered by Central Virginia SBDC and work with a business advisor to hone their pitch and develop a solid business plan. Graduates of Piedmont Pitch have the opportunity to pitch for $15,000 in prize money!
How to Participate in Piedmont Pitch
Who is eligible to participate?
- Existing small businesses or new start-ups opening in Charlottesville and Albemarle. To be eligible to receive prize money, participants must have an active business license in the City of Charlottesville or Albemarle County by May 1, 2024.
How to apply
- The Piedmont Pitch application can be found here
How much prize money is available?
- Graduates of the Piedmont Pitch program have the opportunity to pitch for $15,000 in prizes.
Questions about Piedmont Pitch can be sent to email@example.com or 434-295-8198