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 through a friendly pitch competition for a chance to win $5,000 toward a local startup.

We take pride in our community coming together to support the entrepreneurs that are helping to make this the city that we love.

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!

  • Innovative pitches from five participants
  • Q&A from local expert judges
  • Winner presentation with cash prizes: $5,000 overall grand prize and $500 audience choice award

Future 2022 Date TBA!


To be eligible to apply as a participant, startups must meet the following requirements:

  • Scalable and/or innovative concept
  • In business for 4 years or less
  • Meets at least one of the following:
    • Previously presented at a 1 Million Cups St. Pete .
    • Currently enrolled in an entrepreneurship program at a Tampa Bay college or University.
  • Available to complete the following:
    • Two sessions with a pitch coach mentor through The Greenhouse before May 13 .
    • Practice run-through (date to be determined, 1-hour commitment)
    • Pitch in person at 3 Daughters Brewing on May 17 (4 hour commitment)

With over 26 applicants for St. Pete Pitch Night 2022, the following FIVE local entrepreneurs were selected to participate for an chance to win $5,000 in venture funding!  

Greenhouse Patrons

ST. PETE PITCH NIGHT, December 2021


TOP PITCH:  fayVen, April Caldwell – $5,000 award

AUDIENCE CHOICE: Greenbook Tampa Bay, Hillary Van Dyke – $500 award



Local entrepreneurs were invited to apply to pitch for a chance to win up to $5,000! There was also a $500 Audience Choice Award. The Greenhouse received 28 applications and the following FIVE were selected as finalist to participate in St. Pete Pitch Night Dec. 2021:

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