Are you a current or aspiring entrepreneur with an idea you want to share with the world?

Pitch North is a idea pitching competition created to spark change and promote entrepreneurial progress in some of West Michigan's more rural counties. A panel of judges will evaluate submissions from area residents seeking a chance to be finalists at the virtual pitching event on:

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

4:00 to 5:30 PM 



Meet the 2020 Pitch North Winners

1st Place


2nd Place


3rd Place


Amber Hellewell

Pitch: Hearth Magic

County: Oceana

Ron Radkay

Pitch: Elsie's Ice Cream

County: Oceana

Paul Avery

Pitch: Tiki Hut Farm Market

County: Lake

4th Place


5th Place


Ashley Titman

Pitch: Ashley Marie Farm and Bakery

County: Newaygo

Janet Lipzinski

Pitch: Up North Gift Co

County: Newaygo

Meet the 2019 Pitch North Winners

1st Place

Tara Kelley

Pitch: The Bohemian Boutique

County: Oceana

2nd Place

Deanna Dickinson

Pitch: Truffles and Goodies Lady

County: Newaygo

3rd Place

Camelia Hollinger

Pitch: Pretty Pop Ups

County: Newaygo


Pitch North 2019 Gallery

Pitch North is made possible through a grant awarded from Consumers Energy and sponsorship from The Fremont Area Community Foundation, Gerber Federal Credit Union, Northern Initiatives, River Country Chamber of Commerce, Shelby State Bank and West Shore Community College.

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