Motivated Entrepreneur Meet-Ups

Small Business Showcase Pitch Competition

December 12, 2023 | Small Business Showcase: The Final Round

Join us to watch the final round of our Motivated Entrepreneurs Small Business Showcase! Cheer on local entrepreneurs as they present their business pitches, receive feedback from expert judges, and compete for cash prizes. 

Applications to pitch have closed, but we encourage you to join us to make connections, celebrate small businesses, and see what it takes to craft a winning pitch.  

WHEN: December 12, 5pm-8pm

WHERE: The Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Sacramento, CA

Event made possible through a City of Sacramento Innovation Grant.

What is the Small Business Showcase?

Part of the Women’s Business Center’s Motivated Entrepreneurs program, the Small Business Showcase is a pitch competition with cash prizes for entrepreneurs.

How does it work?   

  • 10 business owners will be chosen to give a 3 minute presentation of their business (or business idea) to a panel of expert judges and their fellow business owners at our Motivated Entrepreneurs Networking Meet-Up on November 14, 2023.  All participants will receive feedback and tips from our judges.
  • The Top 5 presentations from Round 1 will be invited to give a 5-minute presentation of their business at our larger Small Business Showcase event on December 12, 2023. A panel of judges will provide feedback, and members of the small business community will be present for this fun , celebratory event to offer support.  

The Top 3 winners of the Final Round will receive cash prizes to fund their business!

Made possible through a City of Sacramento Innovation Grant. 

Applications to pitch have closed, but we encourage you to join us in cheering on local entrepreneurs and see first-hand what it takes to win a pitch competition! 
Free monthly networking events for business owners.

On the third Tuesday of each month, we gather Sacramento’s brightest business minds for a Motivated Entrepreneur Meet-Up (ME Meet-Up).

Part networking, part workshop, each ME Meet-Up is designed to provide you with resources, information, and connections to elevate your business.  With unique topics and guest speakers each month, you’ll leave inspired by expertise and community. Join our next event: