YBI Seeks Applicants for ‘Shark Tank’ Event


Regional entrepreneurs will have a chance to earn prize money to fund their business ideas at the first ever “Shark Tank” pitch competition and fundraising event.

Hosted by the Youngstown Business Incubator and sponsored by Medical Mutual of Ohio, the event is a take on the popular television show where hopeful entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of “sharks.” The YBI version will see 10 regional startups giving 90-second elevator pitches to a panel of five local and regional entrepreneurs. The event is scheduled for Friday, May 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lake Club.

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Story excerpt provided by The Business Journal.

Written by Jeremy Lydic.

Originally published March 5, 2019.

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