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Entrepreneurs Awarded In Rocket Pitch Finals

Entrepreneurs Awarded In Rocket Pitch Finals

Finalists of the 11th annual Rocket Pitch competition put on by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] pitched their new businesses before a panel of judges earlier this month in the hopes of winning the share of $25,000 in cash and services. Businesses ranging from travel apps to holistic body treatments were pitched in five categories... Read more of this article

Two Finalists Advance To Rocket Pitch Finals

Two Finalists Advance To Rocket Pitch Finals

Twelve young people pitched their business ideas in front of a panel of judges at last week’s Youth Pitch preliminaries put on in partnership with the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] and Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative of Bermuda [YEI] held at the Bermuda College. Students ranging in age from 12 – 17 from schools across the island... Read more of this article

Youth Rocket Pitch For Student Entrepreneurs

Youth Rocket Pitch For Student Entrepreneurs

If you’re a student under the age of 18 with an idea for a new business now is the chance to see if your idea is worthwhile, as the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] is looking for the next great business idea from students across the island for the 2018 Youth Pitch. The Youth Pitch category of the Rocket Pitch Competition was launched... Read more of this article

‘Rocket Pitch’ Competition Winners Announced

‘Rocket Pitch’ Competition Winners Announced

Global Entrepreneurship Week brought out a wide array of entrepreneurs to pitch their newest innovative way to stimulate the economy by starting new businesses at the tenth annual Rocket Pitch competition held on Thursday evening, November 16th. This competition was sponsored by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC], the Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

Student Entrepreneurs Shine In Rocket Pitch

Student Entrepreneurs Shine In Rocket Pitch

Seven of Bermuda’s promising young entrepreneurs impressed the judges at the first ever Youth Pitch hosted on Thursday, November 9th by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons opened the evening by saying, “We are here tonight to hear from Bermuda’s future entrepreneurs and thought... Read more of this article

Aged From 12-18 With A Great Business Idea?

Aged From 12-18 With A Great Business Idea?

Are you a student between the ages of 12 – 18 and have a great business idea, but need support to get it off the ground? You are in luck. The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation has added a fifth category to its annual Rocket Pitch Competition –YouthPitch. The Rocket Pitch Competition, sponsored by the Department of ICT Policy & Innovation,... Read more of this article

BEDC Adds Green Category To ‘Rocket Pitch’

BEDC Adds Green Category To ‘Rocket Pitch’

Do you have a great business idea in the Green industries and need startup help to get it going? You are in luck, as the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation has added a fourth category to its annual Rocket Pitch Competition. The Competition, sponsored by the Department of E-Commerce, the Bermuda Tourism Authority and Digicel Business, is being... Read more of this article

Godwin, Waldron, Wells Win Rocket Pitch Contest

Godwin, Waldron, Wells Win Rocket Pitch Contest

The winners of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s 8th Annual Rocket Pitch Competition were announced, with Jamila Godwin, Maquel Waldron, and Coral Wells winning their respective categories in the competition. The Competition, supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, the Department of E-Commerce, and the BEDC, was run as part of... Read more of this article

Entrepreneurs ‘Pitch’ Ideas For $5,000 Prize

Entrepreneurs ‘Pitch’ Ideas For $5,000 Prize

Bermudians with plans to launch or expand businesses gathered at City Hall on Friday evening to participate in the Bermuda Economic Development Corporations 8th Annual Rocket Pitch Competition. The Competition, supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, Department of E-commerce and the BEDC, is run as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. It is open... Read more of this article

BEDC Launches 8th Rocket Pitch Competition

BEDC Launches 8th Rocket Pitch Competition

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] has launched the eighth annual Rocket Pitch competition, sponsored by the Department of Ecommerce, which is being run as part of the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week, running from November 16 through November 22, and is open to all entrepreneurs. The competition will see participants have seven... Read more of this article

BEDC Launches 7th Annual ‘Rocket Pitch’

BEDC Launches 7th Annual ‘Rocket Pitch’

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] is getting set to launch the seventh annual Rocket Pitch competition. Sponsored by PwC Bermuda, the Bermuda Tourism Authority, and the Department of Ecommerce, the event is being run as part of the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week [GEW] from November 17 – 21, and is open to all entrepreneurs. “PwC... Read more of this article

‘Rocket Pitch’ Business Contest Winners Named

‘Rocket Pitch’ Business Contest Winners Named

Capital G hosted the prize giving for the 5th Annual Rocket Pitch Competition earlier today [Nov 29] and Minister Patrice Minors was on hand to congratulate the top three winners of the 5th Annual Rocket Pitch Competition. First place went to Laura Lyons for Avisrara, an Online Art Gallery; Laura Trott took second with Pets R Us, her concept for a full... Read more of this article