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2015 Fast Pitch Winners!

October 27, 2015 marked SVP’s largest Fast Pitch Finals to date! The First Place winners include: Deep Roots Foods (for-profit), Salish Sea Expeditions–Salish 2 (Established nonprofit), Prison Scholar Fund (startup nonprofit), TK Threads (university venture) and IntelliH2O (high school venture).  Meet all the winners >>

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. See the full list of 2015 sponsors here.

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SVP Fast Pitch Announces Social-Impact Winners of $400,000 in Grants and Investments

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2015 SVP Fast Pitch Winners

The 2015 SVP Fast Pitch Final Showdown took place at McCaw Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Here are the winners from the 2015 SVP Fast Pitch program. Over $400,000 in cash prizes were awarded and there were over 900 who attended, making it the largest Fast Pitch ever! Tanikka Watford of Deep Roots Food took home a $130,000 investment, the top prize for a for-profit (photo by Eugene Hsu).

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