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North Carolina Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27703, USA North Carolina Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27703, USA Local Food 4 months ago

Linked here is a description of, and application for, NCDA&CS’s first pitch training event. The event is part of North Carolina's food processing initiative.

Contact for questions:
Annette Dunlap
Agribusiness Developer

From NCDA&CS: 

"If you believe you have a product that would benefit from exposure to investors, please apply. A maximum of 20 food business companies will be selected. A description of the program is attached. Please read it carefully.

The application deadline is Monday, May 7. Due to the tight turnaround time, there are NO EXCEPTIONS to this deadline."

“Please note: This is not a contest. There are no funds awarded. The event is designed to give companies an opportunity topractice their pitches before investors and to get feedback, and to informally connect food business owners with potential investors. It is our goal to make this the first of many opportunities to connect companies with investors.”

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