It Starts with an Idea
The 2017 Great Social Enterprise Pitch is on! From May to September, ten business ideas will undergo a rigorous curriculum of idea incubation, business development, and concept refinement. 5 finalists will then be chosen to compete in the Live Pitch for over $50k in cash and pro-bono prizes. Follow along with the process below and see how you can get involved!
See the 2016 results.
online fundraising for participants
September 6 – October 8
All businesses need the support and backing of the community to succeed. Crowdfunding is a chance to see which of the ideas resonate with the community and which entrepreneur can best spread their message, while also raising start-up funds for all the social enterprises themselves! So, from September 6 to October 8, make your voices heard: show your support with your dollars and help fund the launch these amazing ideas that can help change the way Lancaster does business!