St. Pete Greenhouse

St. Pete Pitch Night


St. Pete celebrates all things entrepreneurial!  As St. Pete continues to grow and make strides to build capacity and density, we discover new and existing gaps that can be utilized as opportunities to keep our community moving forward.  St. Pete Pitch Night focuses on showcasing, elevating and seeding community-based businesses.

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We take pride in our community coming together to support the entrepreneurs that are helping to make this the city that we love. With that, the Greenhouse and USF St Pete’s Kate Tiedemann College of Business are teaming up again with Region’s Bank to bring back St. Pete Pitch Night! St. Pete Pitch Night is planned to return for three dates in 2020, featuring businesses ready to make an impact in St. Pete – and beyond.

Join for a night of entertainment, entrepreneurship and competition. Don’t miss out on a fun and effective opportunity to make a connection and hear ideas in a city that fosters and supports a strong entrepreneurial community!

Event includes

  • A pre-pitch mixer and refreshments for attendants to network
  • Innovative pitches from five participants
  • Q&A from expert judges
  • Winner presentation with cash prizes


March 12, 2020
6:30 – 8:30 PM


USFSP Kate Tiedemann College of Business
Lynn Peppinger Hall
700 4th St S, St. Petersburg, 33701

Who will pitch?

Local entrepreneurs are invited to apply to pitch for a chance to win up to $5,000! Pitch applications are due by February 24, 2020. Five applicants will be selected to participate and will be announced February 26th at 1 Million Cups.  Check back for announcement!

Eligibility requirements

  • Scalable and/or innovative concept
  • In business for 4 years or less
  • Previously presented at 1 Million Cups OR currently enrolled in an entrepreneurship program at a Tampa Bay college or University