Business Pitch Competition


Date and Time

Thursday April 25th 2019
Starting @ 8:00 am


The SEED Center 4310 Ryan Street Lake Charles, LA 70605

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The 7th Annual SEED Center Business Pitch Competition is open to all residents of Southwest Louisiana (Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis Parishes). Over $65,000 in cash and prizes awarded to winners. Cash prizes of $5,000 awarded to the winner (individual or team) in each division. The competition has four divisions: College students from the 5 parish area Local high school students General Business Technical sector The Goal The goal of the Business Pitch Competition is to increase awareness: of the SEED Center Business Incubator and increase entrepreneurship in local region. Executive Summary Your Executive Plan must include the following sections: Elevator Statement Briefly describe your business? Management/Business Experience What experience do you or your management team have in this business or market? Real Business Problem Solution What problem(s) does the business solve? Business Concept/Model What is your product or services?Be specific on what is your product or service. Business Opportunity What gives your product or service an advantage?Is it unique? If it is not a new concept, how does it offer more than existing products or services? Who are your market competitors? Customers Who is your customer? Describe your target customer segments. How do you or will you market the business? How will you price your product or service? Product or Service How will this product or service make money? Do you need staff, facilities, or financing?Where or how will you get these things? Financial Projections Summarize your 3 year financial forecast What are your major expenses? Summation Reinforce why you believe this is a great business opportunity. Contact: Adrian Wallace Phone: 337-433-0977 Email:

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