Winner Announced in Heated Remarkable Ideas Competition III

Great Dames Remarkable Pitch Competition to Award $25,000+ Package

(Wilmington, Delaware) DE. Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long will announce the winner of the 2018 Great Dames Remarkable Ideas Pitch Competition III on Monday, November 5, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Harry’s Savoy Grill & Ballroom, 2020 Naamans Road, in Wilmington, Delaware. For the first time, teen girls also will pitch their remarkable ideas in one-minute pitches.

The adult competition featured six finalists who pitched breakthrough ideas in health and wellness, safety and security, education and youth and competed for a $25,000 package that includes funding, business services, mentorship and feedback. While the audience selected the winner for the adults, a panel of judges will choose a winner and two runners-up for the teens. Gift cards and invitations to the Great Dames community will be among the teens’ prizes, while the winner receives a business mentor.

“All of us at Great Dames believe in women and girls, and the power of their ideas,” says Great Dames President Sharon Kelly Hake. “Because of the caliber of ideas from these incredible entrepreneurs, we’re proud to say that the Remarkable Pitch Competition has become the leading pitch competition targeting womenowned enterprises in the region. We can’t wait to announce the winners to the community.”

2018 Great Dames Remarkable Ideas Competition III: Nov 5 Winner Announcement

  • Monday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Harry’s Savoy Grill, 2020 Naamans Rd., Wilmington, Del.

  • Hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks will be served. A cash bar will be available.

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