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Meet the Finalists: 8th Annual South Side Pitch Competition for Entrepreneurs

Three South Side entrepreneurs will win cash for their business.

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Originally published on Meta’s Bulletin platform on October 2, 2021.

If you want to support entrepreneurs on the South Side of Chicago, you don’t want to miss the 8th Annual South Side Pitch competition. The event will take place on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

According to the pitch website, South Side Pitch is a shark-tank style pitch competition showcasing amazing businesses on the South Side. On October 21, six entrepreneurs will have a chance to share their vision and take home cash prizes.

You can participate in the competition without leaving your home. Tune in and cast your vote to help the judges determine who should take home the top prize! You can also RSVP to become a judge.

The first place winner will take home $8,000. Second place winner will receive $7,000 and the Third Place winner will receive $5,000.

Click here to join virtually.

Meet the 2021 South Side Pitch Competition Finalists:

Blossom Girls Network

A Celebration of Young Womanhood

D. Jones Construction

100% minority-owned, women-owned certified general construction company

Last Lap Cornerstore

The South Side’s Specialty Running Store

Piggyback Network

An online youth transportation marketplace for parents and guardians on shared routes

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness

Community Mental Wellness centering around Black women

Trading Races

Learn Black history while unpacking the complexities of race by asking one simple question: “Who’s blacker than who?”

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