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Young Entrepreneurs NextGen Pitch Event

May 06, 2021
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Young Entrepreneurs NextGen Pitch Event

The Greater Raleigh Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-GR) is on a mission to inspire the next generation of young entrepreneurs, supporting NAWBO’s Next Gen program efforts. 

Who Should Attend:

  • Interested students, age 16 - 22, you are invited to a free virtual coach mentoring workshop, Thursday, May 6th, from 5:30pm - 8:00pm. 
  • If you are a natural innovator, a problem-solver, and persuasive person, then you should apply to participate and pitch your business idea for prizes.



  • Gain valuable Mentor-Coaching from successful entrepreneurs that can take your concept and business to the next level
  • Gain experience of showing your pitch to Corporate Leaders and a Financial Institution
  • Free Publicity
  • Prizes for Participating
  • You never know who may be in the room, come to see if your investor is in this room.

Deadline to submit your video, April 26, 2021 by 11:59 pm, then join our mentor coaches for an informal discussion about how to improve your pitch video.

Your pitch experience will include:

  • Submitting a 90 second video describing your business or business concept in an Elevator Style Pitch
  • Join us Thursday, May 6th, 2021, at 5:30pm - 8:00pm, for a skills-building workshop with coaches who can help you plan your delivery of a future robust message.
  • Access to business mentors after the competition, and feedback on your business idea.

How the Video Pitch Event works

  • Student-founders from across the Triangle will submit an Elevator Style Pitch video showcasing their business or business idea to professionals and sponsors who support entrepreneurship.
  • You are encouraged to be creative and innovative in pitching your business idea.
  • All participants will receive combined prizes totaling $1000.00.
  • Resources: Prior to recording your video, review success tools posted below including a successful SHARK style teen-preneur pitch to help you prepare your successful video pitch.
  • Develop and submit your 90 second Elevator Style Pitch video by the deadline, April 26th, 2021 by 11:59 p.m.
  • Mentor-Coaching: Experts will review the submissions for coaching and mentoring only to provide feedback to you on Thursday, May 06th, 2021, at 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Uploading your video to link provided in your confirmation email, no later than April 26, 2021 by 11:59 pm.

All participants will receive a prize and be recognized publicly during the NAWBO-Greater Raleigh May luncheon and/or June’s Annual Installation & Awards Banquet.

Questions: [email protected] 

  • Interested students, age 16 - 22, you are invited to a free virtual coach mentoring workshop, Thursday-05/06/21, from 5:30pm - 8:00pm.
  • Must demonstrate a viable product, feasible service, or ethical business idea with potential for sales
  • You are not required to actually start the business or form a legal entity.
  • Product cannot be offensive or insensitive in any way.
  • Team of 1 or 2 is okay.

To apply to participate or to sign up to mentor or view only please use the registration link above.

Sample Pitch Statements and Videos below:



$0.00 Apply to participate

$0.00 Member- Attend Only

$0.00 Guest- Attend only