The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is excited to present our first ever Latinx Business Pitch Competition, a new event for local entrepreneurs and small businesses. This event will allow startups and aspiring business owners the opportunity to pitch their business concept to a panel of judges.

All applicants will be required to attend the “What are lenders looking for?” boot-camp presented by Bank of America sponsor where they will hone their business pitch and will be paired with a business pitch coach. Five finalists will be selected to pitch their business to a panel of judges and audience. The winner of the Latinx Business Pitch competition will receive $3,000 to assist with startup expenses and growth capital!

Eligibility / Requirements

  • Startup or Aspiring Entrepreneur. Startups must be in operation less than two years.
  • Tarrant County-Based. Existing businesses must be located in Tarrant County. Aspiring entrepreneurs must be residents of Tarrant County.
  • Business Registration Required. Business registration certification from either Tarrant County or the State of Texas must be submitted.
  • Business Plan Required. The FWHCC has templates and will be hosting educational sessions to assist with business plans.
  • Must attend “What Are Lenders Looking For?Workshop hosted by Bank of America.