Thank you for your interest in the upcoming EforAll Pitch Contest!

Pitch Contests

Fast-paced, fun community events that help early-stage entrepreneurs gain valuable exposure and feedback on a business idea. Great opportunity to network, validate a business idea, and compete to win a cash prize. It is free for entrepreneurs to apply and free for all to attend.

Pitch Your Idea

EforAll South Coast has teamed up with BuyBlackNB to host an OUTDOOR Pitch Contest in New Bedford to Engage and Encourage BIPOC Entrepreneurs! Do you have a business or non-profit idea? Apply, get selected, and you will have 2 1/2 minutes to pitch your idea to a panel of judges for a chance to earn some money! Our pitch contests are a great place to present your idea, and receive valuable feedback from industry experts. There is also an opportunity to showcase and sell your product/service to potential customers with a market-style set up during the event. We encourage LOTS of Audience participation, especially when selecting the Fan Favorite prize of $500!
1st place – $1,000. 2nd place – $750. 3rd place – $500.
Fan Favorite – $500.
Ideas in all stages are welcome!

  • Deadline to apply: September 15, 2022 @ 12pm (noon) EST.

Event Details

We invite the public to be a part of this exciting, interactive, and free event. And, the audience gets to choose a “Fan Favorite” winner.

  • Where: Rotch Jones Duff House 396 County St, New Bedford, MA 02740
  • When: Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

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Samia Walker

Executive Director

Roshalene Grace

Program Manager

Krysten Callina

Program Coordinator