BIG IDEAS, BOLD SOLUTIONS.

WE’RE ON A SEARCH FOR INNOVATIVE, DIVERSE EARLY-STAGE STARTUPS LOOKING TO TAKE THEIR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

 PITCH MASTERS TN

 Minority Pitch Competition

Where Great Businesses and Great People Meet.

Join Us on July 16, 2022

Where Great Businesses and Great People Meet.

Pitch Master TN. is pleased to announce this year’s Minority Pitch Masters contest. A pitch contest geared to established business owners seeking funding to branch into a new area invests in additional marketing or other ways to bring their business to the next level. It will be a day full of business knowledge and networking.

 Applications are open now until July 11, 2022.  Click the “Apply” button below to learn more and apply today!

We will select one grand prize winner.

Grand Prize Winner

$2500

 MEET OUR  KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Timothy B. Peters 

T.B.P Lifestyle

Consultant Enterprises  

MAJ. Timothy B. Peters is a successful servicemember serving in the United States Army with a passion for supporting, engaging, and mentoring young entrepreneurs. MAJ. Timothy B. Peters was born in Dillon, SC but spent most of his life traveling the world because his parents were in the military. He joined the United States Army in December 2006.

MAJ Peters’ holds a BS Degree in Biology with a minor in Military Science from Benedict College, an MS Degree in Public Health with a concentration in Human Behavior and Health from Trident University, and an Executive MBA from Howard University. He also participated in the Industry Based Broadening Opportunity from the Institute for Defense & Business at UNC-Chapel Hill.

MAJ Peters’s experience in Top-Notch Teamwork, Leadership, Discipline, and performance under pressure makes him a great choice to provide words of wisdom and inspiration for this event.

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Pitch Masters is a fast-paced, fun community event that will help early-stage entrepreneurs gain valuable exposure and feedback on a business idea. 

How It Works

Selection Process

The Pitch Master TN organizers will review every application with pre-set guidelines and evaluate the feasibility, profitability and appraise the company’s business structure or the entrepreneur venture. Only the top-rated applicants will be selected for the live pitch event.

 

Pitch

Pitch Masters TN. has a 5 min format of 3 minutes for questions and answers. So that’s it… 300 seconds to go from “just an idea” to an idea that’s been reviewed by some of the top business leaders in our community and ultimately awarded $2,500.

Networking

Pitch Master TN is an excellent opportunity to network, validate a business idea and make valuable connections, meet peers and mentors in your industry.

 

Welcome to Mainstreet U.S.A

Clarksville was established in 1784 at the juncture of the Cumberland and Red Rivers. We are one of Tennessee’s oldest cities but the youngest, with a median age of 30.

Empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Our competition rewards both innovators and investors. Innovators can pitch their business plans and learn from peers and meet mentors in their industry.  Investors have the opportunity to assist other business professionals and become more aware of new business concepts and ideas.

 Meet Our Panel Of Judges

James Williams

Platinum Group Transportation


Feelesha Johnson

Department Of Human Services

Dr. Smona Mclaurin Parnam

Salad Station

Zavion Williams

Fat Shack

Host

DJ Prior

 Past Event Winners 

1st Place Winner

2nd Place Winner

3rd Place Winner