Cox Business is looking for local entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners who want to pitch a business plan or idea as part of a competition for $20,000 in cash and prizes, a company news release said.
As part of the Get Started business series, local entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges. All contestants and event attendees will receive valuable advice from the judges after each pitch, along with promotion at the event.
Local entrepreneurs interested in the competition may enter at www.getstartedgainesville.com by sending a 250-word description of the idea or business plan. Applications close at 5 p.m. Sept. 8.