The Second Service Foundation hosts the Military Entrepreneur Challenge, a multi-part event that includes business coaching, one-on-one professional development, and a pitch competition. Applicants for the pitch competition have the opportunity to be selected as one of nine semi-finalists who will receive a minimum $1,000 capital grant for their small business or nonprofit. The overall winner receives an additional $1,000 grant, $5,000 PR package from the Second Service Foundation, and $25,000 of in-kind legal services from Holland & Knight LLP.
Applications for the exclusive Military Entrepreneur Challenge Pitch Competition at the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® Town Hall open on Friday, March 31, 2023 – April 21, 2023. You must apply in advance to be considered for the nine semi-finalists at the Military Spouse of the Year® Town Hall.
Nine Semi-Finalists Compete in Round 1 of Pitch Competition
“How to Pitch: Improving your Presence and Impact” Professional Development Training
Pitch Competition Round 2nd & Award Presentation
The winner of the Military Entrepreneur Challenge will be announced during the Military Spouse of the Year Luncheon.
You must be able to attend the luncheon if selected as one of the three pitch competition Finalists.
The overall winner receives an additional $1,000 grant, $5,000 PR package from the Second Service Foundation, and $25,000 of in-kind legal services from Holland & Knight LLP.