Meriden chamber, MEDCO to hold startup business pitch contest

MERIDEN —  Local business owners and startups can now sell their suggestions to a captive viewers and earn income prizes at a Startup Enterprise Pitch level of competition and networking function on June 22.

The party is sponsored by the Midstate Chamber of Commerce, the Meriden Financial Growth Corp., the metropolis of Meriden and CTNext. It runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at Il Monticello cafe, 577 S. Wide St. 

5 startup organization candidates will get the possibility to pitch their ideas for 5 to 10 minutes just about every.  Attendees will vote on their beloved concepts and winners will acquire cash prizes of $1,000, $3,000, and $5,000.

Organizations invited to take part have to be in the original phases of formation or functions and trying to find capital. Firms ought to have been fashioned in Connecticut by the Secretary of the Point out amongst Might 20, 2019 and May 20, 2022 and must not have had gross revenue about $1 million in any rolling 12-month interval. 

Participants are requested to register prior to June 8.  The contest runs from 5 to 8 p.m. on June 22. Gentle fare will be supplied.

All those interested in presenting an idea for a opportunity to win can review software rules and fill out a shorter questionnaire at To sign-up go to