READY TO ENTER THE RINK?
The RINK Pitch Competition is a catalyst that connects our start-up funders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and creative talent to help them showcase ideas and bring their ideas from paper and their garage tinkering into reality and real businesses! Innovate 218 is the Arrowhead region’s Launch Minnesota hub, a statewide collaborative effort to accelerate the growth of startups and amplify Minnesota as a national leader in innovation!
Our third pitch competition will be held on:
Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 at Pier B in Duluth, MN from 5:00 – 9:00 PM.
- 5:00-6:00 PM – Social and Appetizers
- 6:00-7:00 PM – Presentation of (5 pitches- 5 minutes to pitch, 5 min for judges to ask questions)
- 7:00-7:30 PM – Judges deliberate and more socializing for crowd
- 7:30-8:00 PM – Awards & judge feedback (Crowd pleaser vote)
- 8:00-9:00 PM – Mingle and Network
Cash Prizes for Winners:
Hat Trick (1st Place) – $5k
Goon Award (2nd Place) – $3k
Audience pleaser- $2k
- We’re looking for innovative new business ideas with huge growth potential.
- Ideas that fill business or industry gaps in northern Minnesota
- High potential for job creation
- New products or services
- Market readiness
- Clearly-defined target market