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Pitch competition '23

Thank you for agreeing to participate in our second annual alumni pitch competition. Below, you will be able to access all of the video submissions as well as the scoring sheet for the videos. Once the top 10 entrepreneurs are chosen, they will then come and pitch in person to determine the final rankings. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at


Here's What We Need You To Do

1. Please watch all of the videos in their entirety. We have asked each entrepreneur to submit a video that is no longer than three minutes, so please keep that in mind.

2. Once you have have watched the videos (or while watching), please use the link below to complete the feedback form. 

The Pitches


We create feel-good and stylish apparel designed using humor and or style to boost our wearer's confidence.

Fly Girlz and Guyz Beauty and More LLC 

Fly Girlz N’ Guyz will provide weaves, extension, makeup art, eyebrows, eyelash tech, and more. It will also offer WiFi, snacks, and drinks. Fly Girlz N’ Guyz is a one-stop shop for all of your beauty needs.

Tone Avenue Fitness Club

Tone Avenue is a 6,000 sq. ft Fitness Studio that provides one on one personal training and a variety of group classes to help you achieve your fitness goals. Our group classes include Boxing/ Kickboxing, Step Class, Bootcamp and Zumba.

Dystinctive Touch 

Dystinctive Touch provides Custom wigs, Hairpieces, Accessories, Alopecia Coaching, Empowering Conversations, Locs, Braids, Color Services, and Education in a private setting. 

Beautiful Blessings 

Beauty Blessings is an all-embracing community for licensed barber and Beauty ... Estheticians, nail artists, massage therapists, and makeup artists.

Joannes Safe Haven INC 

Group dance fitness classes for children, young adult, and the young at heart. 

Be Patient Caregiving

Private In home Mobile Healthcare Services providing hearts of heart care to loves and their family

The Bread Guy

We offer artisan pastries, breads, tarts and desserts. French baker with 25 yrs experience.

Superior Hair Studios 

Superior Hair Studios is a salon that houses excellent professional stylists and a welcoming ambiance.

Nana soul-Licious

My business offers the best meat and 3 also I have a slim menu for those who are trying too loose a little. I also offer catering and Meal prep. 

It's A Sweet Thang! 
Here at its A Sweet Thang we offer delicate sweets and treats for your parties and events such as cupcakes, candy apples, cheesecake, brownies, and my specialty 2 layer Velvet cake and much more.

Jocelyn Janel Portraits 

Fun & Creative Photography Studio capturing birthday, portraits & business photo

Breath of Life CPR Health and Wellness LLC

Life Saving training, earning her the Start Me Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2020. 

CEO Spartanburg
CEO Spartanburg is a full service coworking space designed with entrepreneurs and content creators in mind. Coworking is simply workspace reimagined. CEO stands for Cultivating, Enriching, Opportunities, and our goal is to do just that. We help CEOs start, grow, and maintain their businesses through coworking and networking. Entrepreneurship is the gateway to freedom, and we strive to make it accessible to all. At CEO Spartanburg, we look forward to servicing the Upstate. 


HAPPI Hair: Redefining Eco-Friendly Hair Care Accessories. Our thoughtfully designed products embrace and celebrate the beauty of your unique kind and curls, while championing sustainability for a better planet. Discover the perfect blend of style functionality, and environmental consciousness with HAPPI Hair.

Seed Thyme & Harvest Plant-based Cuisine, LLC 

""Seed Thyme & Harvest Plant-based Cuisine LLC is a 100% Plant-based restaurant located in the Upstate region of South Carolina. We specialize in meals that are free of animal based products such as poultry, fish, and dairy.""

Sean's Catering 

We cater both small and large events from weddings, birthday parties, funerals and business meetings.

Beautiful Blessings 
Makeup Artist.

Simply Elegant Events

Simply Elegant Events. is an event planning boutique that specializes in wedding planning customized to each of its unique clients.

The Man Cave Nailcare for Gentlemen

The Man Cave Nailcare for Gentlemen, the only spa in Spartanburg SC that serves males ages 13 and up! Private pedicure and manicure services.

CHOSEN FLAVORS Women’s Online Boutique 

My Boutique has Women’s clothing from sizes S-4X. Versatile pieces for work, bridal showers ,date night, special occasions and more, I also offer a delivery service where I can bring the clothing items to you for a nominal fee l am looking forward to assisting you!

Kouture Kloset Designs
Organizer Kouture Kloset Designs provides simplicity in everyday living by creating organizational systems for each client's needs.

Royale Concession 
Funnel Cakes and More.

Forever Yung Day Spa BOH,LLC

Our day spa is conveniently located in the Hillcrest area of Spartanburg on Main St. Call (864) 531-8835, or simply search for massage near me, or facial near me in Google to find us, or
click here to book an appointment online!

Smack Fitness 

Smack Fitness was created to empower, motivate and inspire people everywhere to embrace the beauty of health and fitness

Tashma Talks
Tashma Talks. LLC
I am an Educational Consultant. I work w/ students, parents, pre-schools & schools to improve educational experiences to improve communication skills verbal & nonverbal w/ American Sign Language to increase in their educational communication outcomes. 

Feed Back Submission

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