September 3, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
This event is free and open to the public

The Radically Rural Semi-Final Pitchfork Challenge competition is ON!

Listen to rural small business entrepreneurs and people with new business ideas, make their best pitch to our panel of judges on the way to making it to the PitchFork Challenge Finals for an opportunity to win $10,000 to grow their business or $1,000 to advance a business idea.

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Susan Newcomer, Director of Leadership Monadnock
Brittany Migneault, Founder of The Bread Shed
Jim Verzino, Entrepreneur in Residence Windham Grows
Damian Wasserbauer, Founder of Wasserbauer IP Law
Roy Wallen, CEO of Directional Healthcare Advisors, LLC


5:30 pm-5:45 pm
Welcome & Judges Introduction
Welcome to Pitchfork and meet the judges for tonight’s event.
5:45 pm-5:51 pm
Idea Track Presenters
Listen to the Idea track presenters:
Marie-Douce Dorion – locally forged high-end herbal tea
Margit Foster – pediatric sleep consulting
5:51 pm-6:26 pm
Rural Startup Business Track Presenters
Chris Dubriske Lumen Mesh
Steveb Savage VSquared Guitar Systems
Wangene & Mel Hall Global Village Cuisine
Juan Rosario JuanLove Apparel
Linda Rubin Frisky Cow Gelato
6:26 pm-6:40 pm Event Closing Statements

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Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship Sponsors