HATCH program offers local business pitch opportunity
For the Rapids City Times
MILWAUKEE – BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation has announced the schedule for the 2018 HATCH entrepreneurial pitch program.
HATCH is a rotating, high-energy idea pitch program designed to facilitate connections between prospective entrepreneurs and those within a community who support them such as industry experts, professional service firms, banks, non-profits, business leaders and investors.
The central Wisconsin 2017 events drew up to 150 people each, and the finale had more than 300 people in attendance.
At each program, several individuals or teams of individuals have the opportunity to pitch their best business idea to a panel of judges while substantive connections and networking occurs between attendees.
The Central Wisconsin region schedule includes: June 20 – Wisconsin Rapids, Mid-State Technical College; August 8 – Wausau, venue to be determined, hosted by the Entrepreneurial & Education Center; September 26 – Marshfield, venue to be determined, hosted by the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry; and November 7 – regional finale, Stevens Point, venue to be determined, hosted by Central Wisconsin HATCH. All events run from 6-8:30 p.m.
For more information or to submit an application, visit http://newaukee.com/event/hatch/.