Samuel Adams and Entrepreneur’s 2nd Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Wild Card Competition

Attention Colorado Food & Beverage Small Business Owners: I wanted to pass along some information I received regarding an opportunity to compete for a business grant from Samuel Adams.

This virtual competition will allow food and beverage small business owners in Colorado to submit a product sales pitch for a chance to win a $10,000 business grant and extended mentoring from Samuel Adams. Please see below for details and additional information.
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Attention Colorado Food & Beverage Small Business Owners: Prepare Your Best Sales Pitch for Samuel Adams andEntrepreneur’s 2nd Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Wild Card Competition

Online Voting Determines Which Small Business Owner Competes in the Finals For the Chance to Win $10,000 and Extensive Mentoring

 

WHAT:  Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Wild Card Competition in partnership with Entrepreneur Magazine. The virtual competition will allow food and beverage small business owners in Colorado to submit a product sales pitch for a chance to win a $10,000 business grant and extended mentoring from Samuel Adams.

HOW:  Colorado entrepreneurs with a food or beverage product, including craft brewers, are invited to upload a two-minute or less video of their best sales pitch. A panel of experts from Samuel Adams and Entrepreneurwill judge the videos based on criteria including pitch quality, creativity, product viability and passion.

The top 5 best video submissions from across the country will then post to the Entrepreneur site, and the general public will be invited to vote for their favorite. The small business owner who receives the most votes for his/her sales pitch will be named the Wild Card winner and receive a trip for two to participate in the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room finals this December.

WHEN:  Applications will be accepted from July 7 – July 30. Winners will be posted on Entrepreneru.com for public voting from August 16 – September 7.

WHERE: Entrepreneur.com via http://entm.ag/samadamspitch2015

WHY:  The Wild Card Pitch Room Competition is part of Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream, a micro-lending and coaching program for food and beverage small businesses including craft brewers that provides a unique combination of the two things Sam Adams brewer and founder, Jim Koch, wished he had when starting Sam Adams: access to capital and expert business advice. As an important extension of the program’s coaching and mentoring activities, the Pitch Room Competition helps small business owner’s better position and communicate about their products.

For more information on how to apply for the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream Pitch Room Wild Card Competition, please visit:http://btad.samueladams.com.

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