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Hawks Nest Business Plan Submission is Fast Approaching

The Saugeen Economic Development Corporation and Bruce Community Futures Develop is accepting submissions for the second annual Hawks Nest Competition.
Hawks Nest is a Dragons Den inspired competition where next and existing businesses and entrepreneurs from Grey, Bruce, Wellington North, Minto and the City of Owen Sound. The entrepreneurs can pitch their business ideas in an attempt to secure financial support from local investors, coined the Hawks. You can submit your business plan with support documents by Friday February 23rd,
If you are starting a new business, have a business proposition, or you are an existing business who wants to expand or launch a new product then this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. With a minimum of $30,000 up for grabs the Hawks’ Nest competition promises to be very exciting. The Hawks are made up of carefully selected business leaders in the community and they have each committed to invest a minimum of $5,000 on one or more of the finalists who will make their pitch in front of a live audience.
Finalists will also have a chance to benefit from business coaching, mentorship and feedback.
The final live event will take place on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located between Walkerton and Mildmay.
For more information on the submission process, sponsorship opportunities contact SEDC toll-free at 1-877-335-7332 / www.sbdc.ca or Bruce CFDC toll-free at 1-888-832-2232 /www.bruce.on.ca.