Ten entrepreneurs pitched their businesses to a panel of judges during the Thursday, Oct. 11 sold-out Fort Worth Business Plan Competition Pitch Night.
Three competitors will move on to the final round.
These three finalists are:
• Carlo Capua and Cortney Gumbleton of Locavore, an all-inclusive resource for foodie entrepreneurs looking to affordably scale up their business, including a commercial kitchen and event venue for rent.
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• Mateson Gutierrez of Cache, a mobile app that allows consumers direct access to purchase wholesale tax foreclosure properties from anywhere in the world, with no experience in real estate required.
• Saryina and Glen Oliver of Aspen Tyke Traveler, a developer of innovative, supportive bag and packing systems that help prepare new parents for on-the-go adventures with young children.
The three competitors give their final round of pitches in front of the judges from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the TCU Brown Lupton University Union Ballroom, 2901 Stadium Dr.
The grand prize winner will receive $10,000 in cash, the runner-up will receive $5,000 in cash, and third place will receive $3,000 in cash. Additionally, the winners will receive various in-kind services, such as program memberships and access to co-working space at IDEA Works, video production with CoLAB Creative Group LLC, business consulting and coaching services, and additional services.
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