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CEED hosting HERPitch Training in preparation for HERWeek

By Staff Report, posted 3 weeks ago
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HERWeek hosted by NC CEED and the Women’s Business Center is preparing for its annual HERWeek during Women’s History Month, March 2-8, 2024. NC CEED has opened applications for HERPitch training classes which is a prerequisite for participation in the HERPitch competition. In previous years, pitch winners have been awarded $2,500 to $7,500 in grants.

HERWeek is a week-long celebration of women and their contributions to the community. On HERPITCH day entrepreneurs, who completed a PITCH course and have been selected to participate, present their business idea in a three minute pitch to a panel of judges for the chance to win a reimbursable grant.

Hannah de la Reyes Stevenson of Rosette Visual Art was a HERPitch winner from HERWeek in

March 2023. She shared her experience of participating and winning the HERPitch in a press release. 

“I came to the Fayetteville Women’s Business Center to learn about running a business and I was told that there was a contest in a few weeks to win business fund money. I was skeptical about joining with it coming up so soon. But the wonderful mentors there not only encouraged me but also trained me on how to pitch a business. I am so grateful for their patience, honest feedback, and kindness!”

This training prepares participants by covering:

  • The basics of pitching your business
  • Important things to include in your pitch
  • What to expect when you compete in the business pitch competition

For businesses and entrepreneurs interested in participating in the HERWeek Pitch Prep; How

to Pitch Training or seeking further information and enrollment details, visit:

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