The top five competitors of the Biggest Little Startup Competition have been chosen, and the live pitch competition will happen November 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center.
The top five competitors are as follows in alphabetical order:
• The Lean Lemon LLC
• Natural Warrior Tea
• Nevada Dynamics
• Strange Bikinis
Each of the the top five competitors will deliver a five-minute pitch, followed by a five-minute Q&A, to a panel of judges at the live pitch competition. Judges will then select one winner based on depth of business planning, previous sales performance or test marketing, and growth strategy.
The schedule of the live pitch competition is as follows:
• 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. — VIP and media cocktail hour
• 6:30 p.m. — doors open to the public
• 7 to 8:30 p.m. — live pitch competition and winner announcement
The winners selected at the live pitch competition will be awarded a prize package valued at $25,000, which includes $5,000 cash, corporate legal services from Holland & Hart, PR and marketing services from The Abbi Agency, and accounting services from J.A. Solari & Partners.
About Holland & Hart:
Holland & Hart LLP delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national and international clients of all sizes. Since its inception in 1947, Holland & Hart’s approximately 500 lawyers have consistently been recognized by leading national and international peer and industry review organizations for innovation and dedication to the practice of law. For more information, visit www.hollandhart.com.
About The Abbi Agency:
The Abbi Agency is a creative, PR and digital agency with offices in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. Its team of brand strategists combine business, marketing, communications, and design thinking to develop meaningful, differentiated, and authentic brands for companies big and small, start-ups or stalwarts. For more information, visit theabbiagency.com.
About J.A. Solari & Partners:
J.A. Solari & Partners provides corporate accounting and assurance services in the practice areas of aviation, real estate, health care, manufacturing, family wealth and estate planning. J.A. Solari & Partners also provides business consulting and strategic planning, and works with non-profits and government entities, personally and publicly owned middle-market businesses, and high net-worth individual accounts. For more information, visit jasolariandpartners.com.