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Tickets on Sale Now

Get your tickets now to the Final Showdown on 10/28 at McCaw Hall. Every ticket purchase is an act of philanthropy and an investment in igniting social innovation in the Puget Sound. Ticket proceeds fund the prizes for the non-profit winners. Prices range $25 (students) to $250 (Impact donors). Doors open at 5pm, program starts at 6pm.

Watch Paul Shoemaker Attempt to Pitch Fast Pitch

We asked SVP’s Executive Connector, Paul Shoemaker to pitch Fast Pitch to encourage people to come to the Final Showdown on Oct. 28. Watch the video here.

Announcing the 2014 Finalists

The semifinals took place Oct 7th at Seed IP Law Group. These semifinalists in the for-profit start-up, non-profit start-up, established start-up tracks and student venture track competed and 14 finalists remained. They will pitch again on-stage at McCaw Hall.

SVP Fast Pitch Winners speak at Startup Week

Meet and talk to the founder of SVP Fast Pitch and three previous Fast Pitch winners whose startups focus on education, finance, and health. Learn about this valuable source of pitch training and funding and how three tech social enterprises got funding and mentorship from impact investors. Free, brown bag lunch panel Oct. 20th, 11:30am-1pm, at the Impact Hub. Details here.

What Is Fast Pitch?

SVP Fast Pitch is a business training and pitch competition for nonprofit and for-profit social innovators age 16 to 106.  Fast Pitch connects innovators with business, philanthropic, and nonprofit leaders who want to help them change the world.

Our fourth annual Fast Pitch Finals will be held on October 28, 2014 at McCaw Hall where participants can win a portion of $250k in grants and investments.  Throughout the Fast Pitch program participants receive mentoring and training, helping them to hone their ideas, improve their pitch and build relationships with advisors, donors, investors and partners.

How to Get Involved

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