2023 Business Pitch Competition

Multiple cash prizes will be awarded to entrepreneurs who are starting a new business or growing an existing business.

March 28, 2023 – South Boston, VA

The application to pitch is closed, but there’s still time to register to attend as a member of the audience!

Starting, building, or growing your business doesn’t have to be a journey you take alone.

RISE Collaborative centers you in a supportive ecosystem, where you can connect and grow with other innovators on their own journeys to success. Ask questions, get advice, share ideas, receive encouragement, make connections, and let the community empower you to reach new heights. Use our resources to grow your business in an environment that welcomes founders of all experience levels.

Upcoming Events

* The Grow Your Business with Canva Design for Instagram and LinkedIn workshops have been postponed. *

We have several programs to help you through your business journey, whether you are a member of the community or a student in middle school, high school, or college.

Community Programs

Student Programs