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Event Details

The 2021 PitchFork Challenge semifinals will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel on Wednesday, September 1 at 5:00 pm. 

Register to receive Your Private YouTube Invitation Link via email a day before the event.

Eight Rural Small Business Track Semifinalists will give a five-minute pitch about their business before a panel of judges. This free event offers an inspiring glimpse of some great businesses growing during this unprecedented time.

The final round of the PitchFork Challenge will be on September 22nd as part of the Radically Rural Summit, which is going to be held as a hybrid event in 2021.  

The Businesses competing in this year's competition for the $10,000 prize include:

Blake Amacker, Copper Cannon Distillery

Learn more at coppercannon.com

Jessica Hipp, WayAround

Learn more at wayaround.com

Kevin Dremel, Jack’s Crackers

Learn more at jackscrackers.com

Leanne Horvath, Highlife Homestead

Learn More at highlifehomestead.com

Megan Lafaso Hercher, Sullivan Country Store

Learn More at facebook.com/NHcountrystore

Michele Chalice, Healthy Home Habitats

Learn More at healthyhomehabitats.com

Patrick Ericson, EH&P Green

Learn More at edc-chesterfield.com/post/eh-p-green-a-division-of-ericson-homes-properties

Paul Bemis, Air Cleaners Inc

Learn More at aircleanersinc.com

The Judges:

Josh Cyr, Senior Director of Startup Initiatives at the NH Tech Alliance

Linda Rubin, Owner of Frisky Cow Gelato, 2020 Winner of the PitchFork Challenge

Marcia Passos Duffy, Editor NH Business Journal, owner of Geographic Gems

Roy Wallen, CEO of Directional Healthcare Advisors, LLC

Tim Pipp, Owner of Beeze Tees

Venue Information

This event takes place online.

Organizer Information

Hannah Grimes Center

25 Roxbury Street
Keene , NH 03431
(603) 352-5063

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