Make City Small Business Pitch Event
Groupon’s mission is to be the daily habit in local commerce. The Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago offers small businesses a vibrant entrepreneurial community within its incubator, comprehensive business advising, workforce development services, and advocacy. Together, Groupon and the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago endeavor to assist Chicago based start-ups and growth staged businesses to launch and expand their operations.
Who should apply to the Make City Pitch Contest?
The Make City Pitch Contest is open to businesses that manufacture tangible products. For example:
What are the eligibility requirements to participate in the Make City Pitch Contest?
Who is not eligible to participate in the Make City Pitch Contest?
Employees of Groupon or ICNC nor their family members may apply to participate in the Make City Pitch Contest.
How will businesses who participate in the Make City Pitch Contest be judged?
By when do I need to submit my pitch application?
The deadline for applications is Friday, June 30th.
After I submit my application, when will I be informed if I’ve been chosen as a finalist?
All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by mid-August.
Are there restrictions on how winning applicants can spend their prize money?
The purpose of the cash award is to provide assistance with the start or expansion of a business venture. Thus, the cash award should be used for the purposes specific to starting or growing a business.
Have questions that have not been answered?
Please contact us at email@example.com.
Thursday, October 5th, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
320 N. Damen Ave.
Not applying, but want to attend?