June 2, 2023


Moving Forward

Featured, in this week’s 5/3rd Bank Business Spotlight: 53 ideas, Pitch Competition!

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This early morning in our Fifth Third Small business Highlight we were joined by David Hunt, the founder of Framewrk, and Renee Hode, Director of Company and Entrepreneurship at South Piedmont Local community Faculty.

Renee and her team run the 53 Strategies Pitch Competitors which is supported by Fifth 3rd Bank and has been considering that the inception in 2020. The competitors provides business owners a system to grow their concepts and enterprises. The level of competition launched this year on May 1st and all submissions are thanks by May possibly 31st. Contestants not only contend for funds awards they have access to coaching methods and expanded networks to build social connections. Coaching and coaching on pitching, funding, forecasting and general small business will be available to just about every participant, even if they do not make the best 53. “We want to give budding business people a platform to pitch their strategies and get started their businesses” says Hode. 

In the inaugural yr, David’s Firm Framewrk won the to start with ever levels of competition. Framewrk has been capable to guide and deliver for little company. Framewrk will help entrepreneurs in two methods: initial, by supplying an AI expert to mentor the business owners and at last by putting the entrepreneurs into cohorts the place they can enable every single other grow. About 2400 business owners have used the providers supplied by Framewrk. “Winning the opposition allowed me to employ the service of assistance and get Framewrk transferring in the correct direction” says Hunt. If you have an thought this competitiveness is for you.

Listed here are the facts of the competitions:

Any individual in the 10-counties bordering Charlotte can submit an thought. It only requires a minute.

Thoughts in the type of a 53-second movie can be submitted on-line Could 1 thru May 31, 2023.

Entry is confined to residents in the next NC counties: Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union.

The 53 finalists will be declared in early June 2023.

Mid-June finalists take part in on-line coaching sessions to assist put together for the up coming spherical.

The 53 finalists pitch the 7 days of July 10, 2023 for a probability to area as a leading semi-finalists.

The major ten semi-finalists will be announced on Monday, July 17, 2023. Enjoy our social channels for the reveal.

The best 10 compete for first, 2nd and third place at Virtual Pitch Working day which will be broadcast to a public viewers.

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Initially put winner $10,000

2nd position winner $ 5,000

3rd place winner $2,500

Entries for the 53 Tips Pitch Competitiveness are open up now by Could 31, 2023. When you are prepared to report or add your 53-2nd business plan simply click the button below. Recording and uploading will range centered on the machine you are using to post your entry. If you require recommendations to history or add look at out these available guides.

For much more info how FifthThird can aid your company stop by 53.com/businessbanking or to obtain out much more about the competitiveness check out 53ideas.com.