VentureB is a quarterly program designed for entrepreneurs/start-ups to gain valuable pitch coaching and visibility to the region’s angel and institutional investors, business service providers, advisers, students, faculty, alumni and the early-stage business community.

Eligible Companies

Candidates for VentureB Plan pitch program often have:

What to Expect

CEG and our partners work with start-ups to coach their team prior to the venture pitch that then ends in an open public pitch to regional investors and business leaders.  There may be as many as 3 coaching sessions.

Up to two entrepreneurs/start-ups will showcase their companies to a panel of investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders, as well as the general public.  Following a 12-minute PowerPoint presentation, the panel will ask the presenter questions and provide feedback.  Video of the presentation is provided to the start-ups to help them review and improve their pitches. 

Benefits to Companies

  • Assistance in developing venture pitch
  • Opportunity to showcase business ideas before professional and angel investors
  • Network with local business community
  • Formalize feedback from investors and professionals

Benefits for Audience

  • Hear first-hand about new ventures in Tech Valley
  • Hear first-hand what investors are looking for
  • Network with local business community

If you feel your company may be a good fit, please complete the Executive Summary Form and email to Ellyn Davis at

To be placed on our mailing list or to sponsor these programs, please contact Ellyn Davis at

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