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53 Ideas: In Person Pop-Up Pitch Recording

Wed 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

The 53 Ideas team is coming to a neighborhood near you in January and February 2020! We're making it easier than ever for you to submit your 53 second video pitch to 53 Ideas by hosting pop-up pitch recording events throughout the Charlotte region. Stop in at any advertised event, such as this one at the Small Business Center, and we'll record your pitch and get you entered in the competition. You might even be lucky to take home some cool swag. WHAT IS 53 Ideas? 53 Ideas is an open call for business ideas made possible through financial support of the Foundation Office of Fifth Third Bank. If you have a business idea pitch it for a chance to win up to $10,000 to help fund the development of your idea. Until February 20 anyone age 16 and older that resides in one of the 10 counties surrounding Charlotte can submit a 53-second video pitch. Learn more at On February 29, we will announce the top 53 Ideas. Those individuals will move on to the next round of the competition and become a step closer to winning $10,000, $5,000 or $2,500 in seed funding. Visit to submit your pitch from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Can't submit on your own come out to a pop-up event like this one and we'll record your pitch.

Co-Sponsor(s): Fifth Third Bank

Registration is not required. Just drop in anytime on this date within the advertised time frame and we'll record your video and get you entered into the competition.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 704-330-6736


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Hall Building
Second Floor Lobby
1112 Charlottetowne Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204
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