$5,000 1st Prize + Pitch at
2024 Grand Finale $25,000
$2,500 2nd Prize
$1,000 3rd Prize
$500 Youth Prize
$500 Fan Favourite
Where and When:
Hawai'i Convention Center, Theater 310
1801 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
November 8th | 2 PM PT
How to Participate:
STEP 1 - Complete the pre-registration form.
STEP 2 - Attend the event for registration at 2:00 pm.
STEP 3 - Meet at the Main Stage at 3:00 pm to line up.
STEP 4 - Present your 1-Minute Pitch.
When you pre-register, we will send you all of the details.
What to Include in Your 1-Minute Pitch:
- Introduce yourself and where you are from.
- Tell us the name of your business and what you want to sell or already sell.
- Tell us how you would use $25,000 to take your idea or business to the next level.
- BONUS: Tell us why you want to do this? Who is part of your team? Your traction to date? Your vision for the future?
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you run a business or have a business idea?
Pre-Register Now to Pitch to WIN!
Join us live at the Mana Up Showcase in Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA on November 8th, and share your 1-minute business pitch to win funds and the support of the entire Pow Wow Pitch community!
Any Indigenous person with a business idea or a business of any type and in any industry can pitch for a chance to win cash prizes and gain a community of support.
All contestants get:
- Immediate entrance into the 2024 Turtle Island Pow Wow Pitch competition.
- Free access to the Indigenous Startup Program.
- More than $1,000 worth of free technology, tools and support.
- The chance to be featured in the Pow Wow Pitch Mailer Box.
- The chance to be featured on the Pow Wow Pitch Marketplace launching later this year.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
2:00 PM - Registration - Pre-register below to confirm your spot. On the day of the Mana Up Showcase, please meet at registration to confirm your spot to pitch.
3:10 - 4:10 PM - Round 1 - Line-up and present your 1-minute pitch to the judges.
4:45 PM - Top 6 Announcement - The Top 6 will be announced at the main stage.
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Mentorship - The Top 6 will be paired with mentors where they will recieve feedback and guidance before thier final pitch.
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM - Top 6 Pitch - Present your final 1-minute pitch to the judges followed by a 2-minute Q & A.
7:50 PM - Winner's Announcements - Pow Wow Pitch announces the Mana Up Winners and Fan Favourite!