BELDING — A new opposition plans to increase entrepreneurship in Ionia and Montcalm counties — ideally turning small business dreams into fact.
The Right Position, Inc. has announced MIPitch — a competitiveness for business ventures in Ionia and Montcalm counties.
Submissions for the entrepreneurial pitch levels of competition are readily available on the web via Aug. 20 at rightplace.org/mipitch.
Enterprise tips can array from model information small business idea ideas to catalytic additions to existing businesses, according to a information launch. They can appear from an founded business enterprise proprietor or somebody with a dream.
The MIPitch function will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Candlestone Resort, 8100 Storey Road, in Belding. The public is invited to go to the no cost event. RSVP info will be announced at a future date.
Company entrepreneurs and business people in Ionia and Montcalm counties have the chance to earn cash prizes. A evaluate committee by now has proven conditions. Five finalists will be invited to pitch reside to the community at Candlestone in September. All 5 finalists will receive a money prize of some type. Visitor judges will be declared later.
Travis Alden, business enterprise advancement director at The Appropriate Put, is coordinating MIPitch. The genesis of the event was based on figures exhibiting an improve of companies registrations in Michigan in the course of the 1st yr of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alden stated.
“Really the full stage was to introduce some precise entrepreneurial help programming for Ionia and Montcalm counties,” he said.
Alden’s colleagues at The Proper Put serving 3 northern Michigan counties — Newaygo, Lake and Oceana — proven Pitch North three yrs ago. It served as the foundation for MIPitch, Alden claimed.
“It has just finished some pretty amazing things up there in conditions of new businesses launched and starting that entrepreneurial ecosystem that modest communities definitely need to be affluent into the foreseeable future,” he claimed.
Even though company competitions can be challenging, Alden said the event won’t be like the Tv set display “Shark Tank.” The atmosphere will be much more supportive.
“It’s intended to be encouraging and exciting and, honestly, fairly inspiring to everybody who’s there,” Alden claimed.
Alden would like to get people today thrilled about new business strategies in their neighborhood. Winners can use the cash to leverage into their businesses, Alden said.
“It ought to be a excellent time,” he explained.