ArtWorks Big Pitch
ArtWorks Big Pitch is a pitch competition that connects established creative businesses with funding and mentorship.
ArtWorks Big Pitch presented by U.S. Bank is a pitch competition where artists, makers, designers, and creative entrepreneurs compete for $20,000 in business grants and professional services.
Each of the eight finalists will be paired with a business mentor and U.S. Bank small business specialist to receive support and business coaching over 10 weeks.
At the Big Pitch event, each finalist will deliver a 5-minute pitch to an audience and judge’s panel to compete for a $15,000 grand prize, a $5,000 Audience Choice award, or professional services.
Apply for the 2015 Big Pitch
Stay tuned for the next Big Pitch in Fall 2015.
Congratulations to the 2014 Big Pitch winners!
What an amazing evening! The first-ever ArtWorks Big Pitch on August 27th highlighted Cincinnati’s brightest creative entrepreneurs and showed the world that the Queen City is home to wealth of talent and ingenuity. Special thanks to U.S. Bank, presenting sponsor of the ArtWorks Big Pitch.
Winner of $15,000 business grant
$5,000 Audience Choice Award
Winner of $5,000 business grant
Winner of $2,500 in professional services from Dinsmore and Shohl, Clark Schaefer Hackett and LPK
Winner of $1,000 in professional services from Dinsmore and Shohl, Clark Schaefer Hackett and LPK