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Pitch competition '23

Thank you for agreeing to participate in our second annual alumni pitch competition. Below, you will be able to access all of the video submissions as well as the scoring sheet for the videos. Once the top 10 entrepreneurs are chosen, they will then come and pitch in person to determine the final rankings. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at


Here's What We Need You To Do

1. Please watch all of the videos in their entirety. We have asked each entrepreneur to submit a video that is no longer than three minutes, so please keep that in mind.

2. Once you have have watched the videos (or while watching), please use the link below to complete the feedback form. 

The Pitches


We create feel-good and stylish apparel designed using humor and or style to boost our wearer's confidence.

Fly Girlz and Guyz Beauty and More LLC 

Fly Girlz N’ Guyz will provide weaves, extension, makeup art, eyebrows, eyelash tech, and more. It will also offer WiFi, snacks, and drinks. Fly Girlz N’ Guyz is a one-stop shop for all of your beauty needs.

Tone Avenue Fitness Club

Tone Avenue is a 6,000 sq. ft Fitness Studio that provides one on one personal training and a variety of group classes to help you achieve your fitness goals. Our group classes include Boxing/ Kickboxing, Step Class, Bootcamp and Zumba.

Mateen Wings & Things
Food & Happiness “The Taste That Won’t Let You Down”

Tashma Talks
Tashma Talks. LLC
I am an Educational Consultant. I work w/ students, parents, pre-schools & schools to improve educational experiences to improve communication skills verbal & nonverbal w/ American Sign Language to increase in their educational communication outcomes. 

Joannes Safe Haven INC 

Group dance fitness classes for children, young adult, and the young at heart. 

The Bread Guy

We offer artisan pastries, breads, tarts and desserts. French baker with 25 yrs experience.

Nana soul-Licious

My business offers the best meat and 3 also I have a slim menu for those who are trying too loose a little. I also offer catering and Meal prep. 

Breath of Life CPR Health and Wellness LLC

Life Saving training, earning her the Start Me Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2020. 


HAPPI Hair: Redefining Eco-Friendly Hair Care Accessories. Our thoughtfully designed products embrace and celebrate the beauty of your unique kind and curls, while championing sustainability for a better planet. Discover the perfect blend of style functionality, and environmental consciousness with HAPPI Hair.

Seed Thyme & Harvest Plant-based Cuisine, LLC 

""Seed Thyme & Harvest Plant-based Cuisine LLC is a 100% Plant-based restaurant located in the Upstate region of South Carolina. We specialize in meals that are free of animal based products such as poultry, fish, and dairy.""

Sean's Catering 

We cater both small and large events from weddings, birthday parties, funerals and business meetings.

Royale Concession 
Funnel Cakes and More.

Forever Yung Day Spa BOH,LLC

Our day spa is conveniently located in the Hillcrest area of Spartanburg on Main St. Call (864) 531-8835, or simply search for massage near me, or facial near me in Google to find us, or
click here to book an appointment online!

Smack Fitness 

Smack Fitness was created to empower, motivate and inspire people everywhere to embrace the beauty of health and fitness

CHOSEN FLAVORS Women’s Online Boutique 

My Boutique has Women’s clothing from sizes S-4X. Versatile pieces for work, bridal showers ,date night, special occasions and more, I also offer a delivery service where I can bring the clothing items to you for a nominal fee l am looking forward to assisting you!

Beautiful Blessings 

Beauty Blessings is an all-embracing community for licensed barber and Beauty ... Estheticians, nail artists, massage therapists, and makeup artists.

Feed Back Submission

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