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StartUp Akron Pitch Competition Application

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Is your business registered with the Ohio Secretary of State?

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What is your business name?

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When do you expect to do this?

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How would you benefit from participating in the pitch competition?

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Why did you choose/want to be an entrepreneur?

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What is (or will be) your company’s value proposition? (how your product or service fills a need)?  

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If you need help completing this application, please contact the Microbusiness Specialist at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Tracy Williams, at 330-802-0839 or

If your business is not selected to pitch, you are still encouraged to attend.  You will have a great opportunity to network with like-minded entrepreneurs.


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Thank you to Burton D. Morgan Foundation for generously supporting the StartUp Akron Pitch Competition.