Calling all Entrepreneurs: Don’t miss out on the chance to make waves in the entrepreneurial world!

Queen Anne’s County is excited to partner with Startup MD, Washington College, Cecil and Kent Counties in the 2024 Upper Shore STRT1UP Roadshow. Startup Maryland, is coming to Washington College on April 9th at 2:30 PM to host an event that will celebrate local entrepreneurs and innovators.  The day will include a pitch competition, opportunities to network with other innovators and business resource partners will be on hand offering information on business financing and support.

If you’re an innovator or startup in Cecil, Kent, or Queen Anne’s Counties and/or attend Cecil, Chesapeake or Washington College, this is your time to shine!   Pitch your groundbreaking ideas and innovations for a shot at winning $4,000 for the top pitch and $1,500 for the runner-up! Plus, selected pitchers will have the opportunity to record their pitches for maximum impact. You don’t have to Pitch in order to come to this free event, registration is essential especially for all pitchers!  For more details and updates, visit Upper Shore Strtup1up Roadshow Website.

“We are excited to be working with Startup Maryland, Washington College and our Upper Shore County partners to support and showcase regional innovators and entrepreneurs.  The event is a great opportunity for local businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to learn about local business resources and potentially get the opportunity to pitch their idea and win some money,”  says Heather Tinelli, Director of Queen Anne’s County Economic and Tourism Development.

Secure your spot now for the chance to pitch: Registration Link.  The deadline to register is March 15, 2024!


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