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 second pitch competition will be held on:

May 11th, 2022 at Rapids Brewing Co. from 4:30 – 9:00 PM.

Agenda:

  • 4:30 PM – Social and Appetizers
  • 5:00-5:55 PM – Entrepreneurial Motivation with Chris Nielsen
  • 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

Submit your IDEA: bit.ly/therinkpitchcomp2

Register to Watch The RINK, live at Rapids Brewing Co: bit.ly/watchtherinkmay2022

SOME THINGS

TO CONSIDER

  • 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

LET'S TALK BUSINESS

If you’ve got a business idea, we want to hear about it. No matter where you’re at in the process, we’re here to help with resources, connections and growth opportunities. Reach out anytime.