Hawk's Nest - A Business Plan Competition - Is Looking to Invest In You!

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Call out to all entrepreneurs in Grey, Bruce, Owen Sound, Wellington North and Minto

The Hawks’ Nest is an opportunity to garner cash investments and promote your business!

The Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) in partnership with the Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation (Bruce CFDC) will deliver the Hawk’s Nest, a Dragon’s Den inspired competition where entrepreneurs from
various sectors will pitch their business ideas in an attempt to secure financial support from local investors (The Hawks).

Prior to submitting applications, entrepreneurs will receive assistance with preparing their business plans at free training sessions. Training sessions will be offered in September in four locations:

Y Employment Centre, Owen Sound, Friday, September 8, 2017
Launch IT, Minto, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Lake Huron Training Centre, Kincardine, Friday, September 22, 2017
Walkerton Legion, Walkerton, Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Highly sought-after business leaders acting as angel investors or "The Hawks", have committed to investing a minimum of $5,000 in one or more of the finalists!

You can register for one of these sessions by contacting:

SEDC                                  Bruce CFDC
www.sbdc.ca                    www.bruce.on.ca
519-799-5750                   519-396-8141
1-877-335-7332                1-888-832-2232

hawksnest@sbdc.ca       hawksnest@sbdc.ca

Backgrounder:
The SEDC and the Bruce CFDC offer a wide variety of programs and services supporting community economic development and small business growth. In particular, they provide:

- Community strategic planning and socio-economic development
- Support for community-based projects
- Business information, training and planning services, and
- Access to capital for small and medium-sized businesses and social enterprises

The SEDC and the Bruce CFDC are not-for-profit organizations that have partnered to provide an avenue for existing businesses looking to expand and entrepreneurs wanting to start a business.

Resources:
• Saugeen Economic Development Corporation
Rose Austin
SEDC
rose@sbdc.ca
www.sbdc.ca
519-799-5750 x 1

• Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation
Barb Fisher
Bruce CFDC
bfisher@bruce.on.ca
www.bruce.on.ca
519-396-8141 x 111