LevelUp - Manitowoc County

Welcome to the LevelUp – Manitowoc County’s ultimate pitch competition, presented by Progress Lakeshore and Biz Starts with the New North and Wisconsin Business Development, Inc.

The top two winners from each of these local contests will receive prize money – $1,000 cash for first place and $500 for second place. Those winners will then automatically qualify for the NEW Launch Alliance Regional Pitch Event, presented by New North, to be held at Titletown Tech in Green Bay. The pitch will be a four-minute presentation followed by a two-minute Q&A by the judges. 

  • Resident located in Northeast Wisconsin
  • At least 18 years of age with a W8 or W9
  • Business must have generated less than $300,000 in either capital raised and/or revenue received
Upcoming Pitch Event

Date: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin Maritime Museum
75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc

Applications are now closed.

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Flad-Jesion at ann@progresslakeshore.org.

Pre-pitch activities will be on the Progress Lakeshore social media; check out the Progress Lakeshore Facebook page or website for tips on preparing for a pitch.

Pitch Contest Scorecard

LevelUp Partners