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4636 Columbus Street Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

(757) 385-2470

Ignite Business Series

Ignite Business Series Pitch Competition

The Ignite Business Series Pitch Competition (“Contest”) is sponsored by the City of Virginia Beach (“City”) and is open to residents of the City of Virginia Beach that are at least eighteen (18) years old (“Contestants”). Contestants are invited to pitch a business idea to a panel of judges for critique and feedback (“Presentations”). Contestants will have up to twenty (20) minutes to make a Presentation and up to ten (10) additional minutes to respond to questions, if required, from the judges.

Apply below to have your company considered for Ignite Business Series Pitch on March 12, 2022, in the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

Please review the rules here to determine Contest eligibility.

Final entry deadline: January 14, 2022 at 11:59 pm PT.

Please provide the information below to apply for the Ignite Business Series Pitch competition. Applications will be reviewed and notification will be provided as to whether or not you have been selected to participate.

Company Information

Contact Information

Full Name


Product/Service Information

Stage of Company Development



Launch Date

What was the launch month and year of the current product and/or service you are pitching?

Date Picker



Funding Sources by Type

Board of Directors / Advisory Board / Advisors