The AltCap Your Biz business pitch competition offers entrepreneurs and small business owners an opportunity to win cash awards and access to technical assistance resources to accelerate their growth. 

Download the AltCap Your Biz competition guidelines here. Applications are due by 5 pm on October 2, 2019. Only complete applications that meet all of the eligibility requirements will be considered for round two. Finalists will be notified by October 16. 

AltCap Your Biz is a featured event of Global Entrepreneur Week—Kansas City. The Closing the Deal Live Pitches will take place on November 20 in the 18th & Vine District as part of GEWKC. 

If you have any questions, please contact Davin Gordon at or (816) 216-1851.
Pitch Video
All applicants must submit a short video (no longer than 2 minutes) that describes the business, team, and how they are trying to take the business to the next level. Videos must be created for this competition only (ie. don't submit your website promotional video) and should answer the following six questions: 

1) What is your business? (What product or service do you offer? Who is your team?)
2) What sets you apart from your competitors? 
3) Who is your target customer?
4) How do you and your business impact your community?  
5) How will you use the competition award money to take your business to the next level? 
6) What challenges have you overcome in starting your enterprise? 

Videos must be uploaded to either YouTube or Vimeo and the link submitted below. If you are having trouble uploading your video or sharing the link: contact or call (816) 216-1851.

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