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Urban Impact Hosts Annual Pitch Event for Local Entrepreneurs

by Chamidae Ford


This Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m., Urban Impact will host their eighth annual Sharks at the Beach, a free virtual pitch event showcasing local entrepreneurs and their ventures. Urban Impact is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting the South Seattle community for 32 years.

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NEWS GLEAMS: ‘Sharks at the Beach,’ Philanthropy Northwest Hiring, Plus a Grant & a Scholarship

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A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle! 


2021 “Sharks at the Beach”

Urban Impact wants to know: Do you, or do you know someone who needs help launching their business idea or growing their “side hustle?”

Why yes, myself and/or someone I know does need help with that, you say. Well then, check out Urban Impact’s Sharks at the Beach entrepreneurship program. Note: There was an info session on the 20th — don’t worry, there’s still time to get in on this! The deadline to apply is Friday, Jan. 29 at 11 p.m. Use this web form to apply or you can email the administrator, Keristian Farra, from there if you have any questions.

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“Sharks” in the Water for South End Business Pitch Competition

by Marcus Harrison Green

The high stakes drama of budding business titans battling it out for startup supremacy is headed for South Seattle.

Thursday evening’s Sharks at the Beach – a nod to hyper-intense business pitch reality show The Shark Tank – will see six groups of South End-based entrepreneurs present their newly hatched business ideas under the scrutinizing gaze of 5 local captains of industry. Continue reading “Sharks” in the Water for South End Business Pitch Competition