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StartUp MHK Pitch Workshop with Open 4 Business

  • The Fellow 1125 Westport Drive Manhattan, KS, 66502 United States (map)

This event is for serious pitch contestants seeking to improve their pitch for StartUp MHK 2017 sponsored by Peoples State Bank. This 2 hour workshop held by entrepreneur, investor, and business consultant Jeff Koenig, with Open 4 Business, will prepare you for your final pitch to give to the judges on September 23rd with a chance to win up to $10,000.


What is StartUp MHK? 

Watch a live competition where ideas will be pitched in hopes to win thousands of dollars in startup funds. StartUp MHK is a pitch competition, presented by Peoples State Bank, where early stage/pre-launch businesses and entrepreneurs have the opportunity to pitch their idea for a chance to win $15,000 in startup funds.

1st place recieves $10,000.
2nd place recieves $3,000.
3rd place recieves $2,000.

The top three will be determined by local judges, from the Manhattan business community. This event is open to the public. Call it Shark Tank, without the judges taking an investment. This event is to win seed capital to help launch a business idea or product to the market.

To enter as a contestant with an idea, register here.

A practice round, NOT open to the public is being hosted August 26th, 9am, at The Fellow for the pitch contestants.

Sponsors include: Peoples State Bank, JNT Company, Open 4 Business, Alliance Realty, Iron Clad, and The Fellow.

Those interested in sponsorships, email

Earlier Event: August 28
Marketing Monday: Think Outside The Box
Later Event: September 11
Marketing Monday: Which Platform?