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QuadTank: Pitch Prep

September 20, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Win the $6,750 Quad Tank Competition!

Start-up or existing companies in Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Orange, and Madison Counties.

Take our prep class to make the most of your pitch

The Central Virginia SBDC team will walk you through what is crucial to include in your pitch and how to make the most of your ten minutes before the judges. Plenty of time for Q & A and individual meetings can be scheduled after the session.


DETAILS:  This is the fourth annual QuadTank Pitch Competition – an exciting new addition to the Quad County Business Summit. The winning individual or team this year will be awarded a $6,750 cash prize to support implementation of their business plans. At the end of the Quad County Business Summit, the winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.


1) Participating individuals or teams schedule a meeting with a Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CV SBDC) advisor anytime before September 16th to apply and discuss the project for which funding is being sought. Meetings will be scheduled at times convenient for the applicant(s).  Meetings are scheduled by CV SBDC’s Client Services Coordinator, Mesa McMurtrey via email: contact@cvsbdc.org, or by calling 434-295-8198.
2) We recommend attending the one hour Pitch Preparation program offered via zoom on September 20, noon-1:00pm to get tips and tricks and an explanation of the judging criteria. A recording of the program will be made available for those that cannot attend.
3) Applicants prepare and submit a written description of the project, a business plan or pitch deck no later than Monday, September 26th at noon to QuadTank@cvsbdc.org.
4) All applicants will be entered into consideration for Semi-finalists (up to 4) will be invited to present in person at Quad Business Summit on Wednesday, October 12th.

Participants will be allotted a maximum of ten (10) minutes to pitch their idea or concept and five (5) minutes for Q&A with the judges. Participants may use PowerPoint, Canva, GoogleSlides or other visual aids, or props during their pitch. Final pitch visuals should be submitted to QuadTank@cvsbdc.org 48 hours prior to presentation, as a backup, in case there are issues with technology. Props may be used but should be discussed with CV SBDC’s Event Coordinator, Shira Goldeen (events@cvsbdc.org) in advance.

For all details on the 2022 Summit and QuadTank competition, go to: QCBS 2022


September 20, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC)
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