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Small Business Assistance - Start-Up Pitch Contest

***NOTE: WINNERS MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE TO THE SSC BUSINESS INCUBATOR

& PARTICIPATE IN THE BUSINESS INCUBATION PROGRAM FROM 1/2/2023 to 12/31/2023

1445 DOLGNER PLACE, SANFORD, FL 32771


The pitch contest will offer individuals who faced difficulty starting a business due to COVID-19 an opportunity to compete for a spot in a 12-month start-up program. Up to 10 spaces will be awarded at the Seminole State College Business Incubation Program at the Port of Sanford.


Winners will receive the following at no-cost:



Office Space

Private office with desk/chair, WIFI, utilities and access to conference and break rooms for 12 months.


Business Guidance

Step by step business guidance.


Business Education & Resources

Workshops, webinars, and networking events.


All questions below must be completed in order to be considered.

* Name
0/50
Company Name (if applicable)
0/50
* Mailing Address
0/50
* E-mail
0/50
* Phone
0/50
Company Website (if applicable)
0/50

The following questionnaire has been designed to help determine if you may qualify for small business assistance due to the hardships suffered by the COVID-19 pandemic



Please check all boxes that apply to your current situation.

* I personally suffered a financial loss due to COVID-19.
* I lost my job or business due to COVID-19.
* I desire to start a business in Seminole County.
* I need assistance to start a business.
* I'm interested in joining a group of start-up businesses in a business incubation program in Seminole County.
* The increase in start-up costs has made it difficult for me to start a business.
* I have had difficulty accessing capital for my start-up since COVID-19.
* I live in a disadvantaged area of Seminole County.
* What type of business are you planning to start?
0/50
* What products or services will your new business provide?
0/50
* Do you have a business plan?
0/50
* What is the greatest obstacle you face in starting your new business?
0/250

For more information and Pitch Contest deadlines: https://www.seminolestate.edu/cbd/pitch