May 26, 2022
FastTrac® Start-Up program SPARK Pitch Competition
Thursday, May 26, 2022
As a Kauffman FastTrac® affiliate, the City of Hollywood recently hosted the FastTrac® Start-Up Program to help entrepreneurs refine their business concept, identify the components of a strong business plan, and access the appropriate resources for launch.
After ten weeks of mentoring from Herb Conde, the city’s Economic Development Manager, the City of Hollywood will celebrate its Kauffman FastTrac Startup Pitch and Graduation Night on May 26 at the ArtsPark.
Participants learned how to:
Identify market needs
Explore risk and success factors
Build a business plan
Understand business fundamentals
Network with entrepreneur professionals
Access business, financial and human resources
The top three business plans were selected and pitched in front of a panel of judges. The judges include: Raelin Storey, Marketing, Communications, and Development Director for the City of Hollywood and of local entrepreneurs.