Impact Pitch 2017

The Riveter, 1517 12th Ave, Seattle

Friday September 29  |  5:30 Reception  |  6:30 Competition

An evening dedicated to celebrating diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners in the Pacific Northwest. Selected semi-finalists will pitch their startup or established businesses to a panel of judges for a chance to win cash award prizes.  In addition to two grand prize awards, there will be three special cash awards; best veteran-owned venture, best women-owned venture, and best minority-owned venture.

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

  • Attendance at the live pitch event of 8 semi-finalists
  • 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-owned, women-owned, minority-owned, immigrant-owned 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.


Limited tickets may be available at the door for standing room only.