ASSETS is pleased to announce the panel of experts that will be judging this year’s LIVE Pitch. The top five social enterprise ideas will present a five minute pitch, receiving a score based on presentation, content, potential impact, and financial sustainability.
The panel of renowned judges include:
Deb Brandt, Owner and Creative Director, Fig Industries
Smokey Glover, Director of Fair and Responsible Banking, Fulton Bank
Daniel Falcon, Owner, Old San Juan Restaurant, Rum Bar, and The Cellar on Market
Olayinka Credle, Co-Founder, Melanin Essentials (2016 Social Enterprise Pitch 1 st Place)
Alex Brame, Senior Vice President – Lancaster & Lebanon Market President, BB&T
The Great Social Enterprise Pitch, Lancaster’s social enterprise idea incubator and business plan competition, is a friendly competition facilitated by the Lancaster County Community Foundation and ASSETS. The Pitch, now in its fourth year, is designed to empower local social enterprise ideas. This year’s LIVE Pitch will take place on Friday, October 6.
The 2017 Great Social Enterprise Pitch was open to individuals or organizations that have a social enterprise idea or would like to learn more about the concept. Participants followed a free 4-step process on a learning quest including the final LIVE Pitch which will result in cash prizes and pro bono services for strong social enterprise plans.