Black Girl Ventures, in partnership with the NBA Foundation, is bringing Pull Up & Pitch to Atlanta on November 11, 2023.
Pull Up & Pitch brings the pitch competition from the “business stage” to your neighborhood, focusing on normalizing business pitching, creating visibility for innovative ideas, supporting small business revitalization, and educating the public on how to ask for and manage finances. It’s a fast-paced, highly entertaining two-round competition where Black & Brown founders, small business owners, and entrepreneurs shoot their shot with a 60-second elevator pitch to access up to $50,000 in grants to grow their businesses on the spot!
Imagine The Voice meets Shark Tank in your neighborhood! No prior pitch experience is required. Pull Up & Pitch is open to Black & Brown founders, small business owners, and entrepreneurs.
How does the Pull Up & Pitch event work?
In Round 1, Founders will pitch for 60 seconds to a panel of champions (judges)
Each champion gets one vote
If the Founder receives a vote from all three judges, they move on to Round 2.
In Round 2, seven Founders will pitch for up to 3 minutes to special guest judges for the chance to access additional grant money + other perks and prizes from partners.
Round 2 grand prizes are: