Funding for Startups

One Hour.

Three Judges.

Six Pitches.

One Winner.

Pitch Night is an opportunity to pitch your new business idea against others.

No business plan is needed!

The winner receives up to $1,000 in services or goods paid with no payback requirement of any kind.

You have 5 minutes to pitch your business idea.

Contestants have 5 minutes to answer the following about their idea:

  • What is your business idea?
  • What will the money be used for/to whom will it be paid?
  • ´╗┐How much do you need? (up to $1000)

After your pitch there will be 5 minutes of questions and answers by the judges.

The winners will automatically be invited to our year-end Pitch Night where up to $10,000 is awarded to small businesses and ideas.


Apply Today!

Please send your completed application to and

Or mail / drop it off in person at:

Umpqua Economic Development Partnership

522 SE Washington Ave

Roseburg, OR 97470