The 3rd Annual Startup St. Bernard live pitch competition, organized by The Meraux Foundation and St. Bernard Development Foundation, held in conjunction with New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 20, 2017. Five finalists, selected by an independent scoring committee, will compete for a prize package valued at $110,000 including cash and in-kind services.
The finalists will pitch their businesses to a panel of judges from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Meraux Foundation’s Docville Farm at 5128 E. St. Bernard Highway in Violet. The event is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in attending the “Shark Tank-style” business competition should register at www.noew.org.