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, in collaboration with United Way of Greater New Bedford’s Women United, is excited to present an enriching Pitch Contest dedicated to fostering engagement, encouragement, and empowerment for women entrepreneurs.

EforAll Pitch Contests are lively two-hour events that offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business, nonprofit, or idea to a friendly audience in 2.5 minutes, receive valuable feedback from experienced judges, and win prize money!

Entrepreneurs will also receive the opportunity to showcase and sell their products/services to potential customers with a market-style setup during the event. Prospective individuals with women-centric businesses are strongly urged to apply, with concepts from a wide array of sectors and developmental stages equally welcomed. A grand total of four monetary prizes await distribution: $1000 for the top spot, $750 for the second, and $500 for the third, alongside a $500 Fan Favorite chosen by the audience!

  • Deadline to apply: September 28, 2023 @ 12pm (noon) ET.

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: New Bedford Community Health – 384 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford MA 02740
  • When: Thursday, October 12, 2023, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Samia Walker

Executive Director

Roshalene Grace

Program Manager

Krysten Callina

Program Coordinator