May 22, 2024


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Meriden chamber, MEDCO to hold startup business pitch contest

MERIDEN —  Regional business owners and startups can now sell their strategies to a captive viewers and gain cash prizes at a Startup Business enterprise Pitch opposition and networking occasion on June 22.

The celebration is sponsored by the Midstate Chamber of Commerce, the Meriden Economic Enhancement Corp., the town of Meriden and CTNext. It runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at Il Monticello cafe, 577 S. Broad St. 

Five startup enterprise candidates will get the chance to pitch their concepts for 5 to 10 minutes each individual.  Attendees will vote on their beloved tips and winners will receive funds prizes of $1,000, $3,000, and $5,000.

Businesses invited to take part will have to be in the original stages of formation or operations and in search of capital. Corporations must have been fashioned in Connecticut by the Secretary of the Condition in between May perhaps 20, 2019 and May possibly 20, 2022 and should not have had gross profits above $1 million in any rolling 12-thirty day period interval. 

Individuals are requested to sign-up in advance of June 8.  The contest operates from 5 to 8 p.m. on June 22. Light fare will be provided.

All those intrigued in presenting an plan for a prospect to win can evaluation application guidelines and fill out a small questionnaire at To sign up go to