ArtWorks Big Pitch for creative entrepreneurs

May 7, 2015


Applications are now being accepted for the second ArtWorks Big Pitch. Presented by U.S. Bank, the Big Pitch is a 10-week mentorship program and pitch competition for established artists, makers, designers, and creative entrepreneurs competing for up to $20,000 in business grants. 

Last year’s $15,000 grant was awarded to Noble Denim’s Chris Sutton, who used the money to purchase inventory for distribution in Japan, as well as help launch a sister business called Victor.
Credit Provided, ArtWorks

Here to talk about the program, and winners from the first Big Pitch, are Matt Madison of Madisono’s Gelato, a runner-up in last year’s competition; Michael Howard, Business Banking specialist with U.S. Bank; and, Caitlin Behle, Creative Enterprise manager with ArtWorks.

Applications for this years Big Pitch will be accepted through May 11 at