By now most of the civilized world has seen an episode of Shark Tank, the ABC show where an entrepreneur is launching a new business or posing the next great invention to a panel of judges, hoping one of them will approve of the concept and invest in the venture.
A team from the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council (MOVRC) is developing a business pitch contest called Launchpad with a prize of $5000 for the winner. The MOVRC is a regional agency comprised of elected officials and economic development professionals who come together to work on regional concerns that affect all communities in an eight-county region. New business development is one of the MOVRC’s key goals.
To enter you must be a new business start-up (in idea phase) or have been in business for less than two years. You must be located within the MOVRC’s eight-county region:
Entrepreneurs must complete a short three-page application by July 31 to qualify.