Join us at the LIVE Competition September 29th


Impact Video Voting


  • Vote on your favorite IMPACT Video
  • Vote once per day, Aug 25th - Sept 3rd
  • Videos will be ranked based on their public votes
  • Judges will score them on a rubric and combine scores
  • Top 8 companies will proceed to the LIVE Competition!

Pitch. Network. Celebrate.

September 29, 2017

IMPACT Pitch is a chance for existing or startup businesses who have a positive IMPACT on their community to win cash prizes totaling up to $25,000 at a live competition on September 29th, 2017.

The IMPACT Pitch LIVE Competition & Showcase "Shark Tank"-style event is open to the public. An evening dedicated to celebrating diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Pacific Northwest, the evening will showcase the top 8 finalists. Winners will include the best startup business, best existing business, and best veteran-, woman-, and minority-owned businesses.

Included with your admission to our live IMPACT Pitch Competition, you will receive:

  • Hosted wine, beer and appetizers
  • Access to our semi-finalist showcase
  • Exclusive networking opportunities with industry investors
  • Most importantly, the opportunity to support a diverse group of local, underserved* small-businesses.
*Veteran-, women-, minority-, immigrant- and LGBT-owned small businesses are traditionally underserved when seeking financial support for starting and growing their businesses. Your support ensures that our small-business culture remains a diverse reflection of who we are as a community.

Pitch Semi-Finalists

Announced August11th

Meet the top 21 contestants in the 2017 IMPACT Pitch Competition, competing for prizes totaling up to $25,000.
Bowser Beer | Beat PD | Capuli Club - Sips & Treats
cavnessHR | Copperpeace | East West Security & Consulting, Inc.
Feirie | GarageHop Inc | Genneve | HotBabe-HotSauce
Love By The Slice Baking & Catering Company L.L.C.
Mesa de Vida LLC | MyBidConnect | Nuflours Bakery | Ole Cafe
Outer Space Seattle | Repair Revolution | SugarPill
Sweetbody Laboratories | That Brown Girl Cooks! | ZILA Works

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Location: The Riveter, Seattle

The Event

An evening dedicated to celebrating diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the Pacific Northwest, selected semi-finalists will pitch their start-up or established businesses to a panel of judges for the chance to win cash award prizes.

Cash Prizes

Special cash awards include:

-best startup venture
-best existing business
-best veteran owned venture
-best women owned venture
-best minority owned venture


Business Impact Northwest and Sponsors will provide hosted wine, beer and appetizers, a chance to mingle with IMPACT Pitch semi-finalist and finalists, exclusive networking opportunities with industry investors, and most importantly, the opportunity to support a diverse group of local and underserved small-businesses.


Whether as a competitor for pitch prizes or a community member interested in attending, you make this event possible. Applications for the competition are available in the Spring, and tickets to the Live Pitch Competition will be available in the months leading up to the event.

IMPACT Pitch is presented by Harborstone Credit Union in partnership with Business Impact NW.