BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors has put out a call for applications for Pitchfest 2018. Now in its fourth year, Pitchfest combines a 10-week intensive mentoring program for women-led businesses with a live “pitch” event to some of the active-outdoors industries’ most influential CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders. Selected finalists will present at Pitchfest on July 22, 2018 in Denver, Colo., prior to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2018.
“Pitchfest gives women entrepreneurs a platform to dig into immediate growth opportunities that will accelerate their business and its impact on the outdoors,” said Deanne Buck, executive director of Camber Outdoors. “Through these women, we are inspired as an organization to see how they are shaping the future of the active-outdoor industries.”
Finalists are chosen based on the strength of their application, ability to differentiate, potential for scale and growth, involvement and/or impact on the outdoor experience, and understanding of growth hurdles. Each finalist is paired with a mentor who will advise them on articulating the opportunities most critical to their business’ growth. They will then live pitch their business to the judging panel to gain insight, visibility …read more