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 the SECOND Pitch Contest in New Bedford to engage, encourage, and empower BIPOC 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.
Ideas across a wide range of industries and stages are encouraged to apply!

A total of four cash prizes will be given out (1st place @ $1000, 2nd @ $750,  3rd place @ $500 as well as a $500 Fan Favorite prize).

  • Deadline to apply: August 10, 2023 @ 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: Verdean Veterans Memorial Hall on 561 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA 02740
  • When: Thursday, August 24, 2023, from 5 PM – 7 PM

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Samia Walker

Executive Director

Roshalene Grace

Program Manager

Krysten Callina

Program Coordinator