What Is Fast Pitch?
SVP Fast Pitch is a business pitch competition for innovative nonprofit and for-profit social impact entrepreneurs – organizations that are solving today’s important social problems and making a positive impact in the Greater Puget Sound area. In its first four years, SVP Fast Pitch has connected social impact entrepreneurs with over $1.2 million in investments and grants. Thanks to our generous sponsors we are raising the 2015 award pool to $375,000 – $125,000 in grants and $250,000 in investments.
Calling All Social Impact Innovators
Applications for the 5th annual SVP Fast Pitch Seattle open May 20th, 2015. All applicants will receive feedback, select applicants will receive coaching and consultation from local entrepreneurs and training in various business practices. Experts from all fields of nonprofit and for-profit will help your organization. If interested in applying click here.
Fast Pitch Final Showdown – Join us October 27th
Join us October 27 at McCaw Hall to help SVP Fast Pitch Seattle celebrate our 5th year. It will be a night filled with the most heartfelt, inspirational five-minute business pitches from the top nonprofit, for-profit, and student endeavors. Each attendee gets to vote for their favorite and help award a voter’s choice grant. Join SVP Fast Pitch and make social innovation in Puget Sound happen!
Get a feel for the program by checking out videos from last year’s event where winners took home a portion of $300k in grants and investments.
How to Get Involved
Whether you have a great idea to pitch, skills to volunteer, or funds to invest — we have a role for you! Stay updated by following us on Facebook, Twitter and signing up for our newsletter.
Dear SVP Fast Pitch: “Last summer my son opened an email asking him to think about entering his project into the SVP Fast Pitch social innovation contest. Just a few short months later, his idea to create Dyslexi-Type, a learn-to-type software program for kids with Dyslexia is a working prototype and he’s got a real business plan. Better yet, he’s got the passion to make this product a reality thanks to the mentoring he received through the SVP Youth Track!
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