The Wayne County Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is seeking entries for the second Annual Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition. The competition is open to all Wayne County residents who have a new business idea or are in the concept stage. The Winner will receive a $25,000 prize to kick-start their new business.
"We're really excited to be doing this again this year," said Brian Pincelli, Director of Wayne County Economic Development and Planning. "Given recent events, it is important to encourage entrepreneurship. I know there are a wealth of creative ideas and motivated entrepreneurs in our County. The Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition is an effort for us to help develop those creative ideas and turn them into businesses."
Starting in 2019, KickStart Wayne County is an initiative aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship and providing resources for new business development. The primary undertaking of this initiative is the Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition.
"The second annual Wayne County Startup Pitch Competition is a great way to connect entrepreneurs and business development partners," said Katie Bronson, Deputy Director of Wayne County Economic Development and Planning. "This year, we are providing online workshops and mentoring opportunities with some business development partners."
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