theCO is looking to support the best business in West Tennessee based on originality/creativity, growth potential, and overall “wow” factor. This pitch competition offers West Tennesseans an opportunity to present their ideas for startup and early-stage businesses, ultimately competing to win $5,000 in cash and professional services.
Best in the West is open to existing businesses poised for growth and new business concepts located in or intending to locate to West Tennessee. theCO is looking for contestants from all sectors and industries: technology, social entrepreneurship, artists and creatives, medical innovations, consumer products, student entrepreneurs, app development and more.
Applications are currently being accepted now through October 25, 2019, and the Semi-Finalists will be selected on November 1, 2019. The winner will be selected at the Best in the West Event Pitch Competition held on November 15, 2019, at theCO.