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ARIAT RETAIL EXECUTIVE TO SPEAK IN FRESNO

May 03, 2019

Startups, retailers and entrepreneurs looking for insight into the world of online business have the chance to hear from an expert.

On May 21, Matt Burchard, vice president of e-commerce with Ariat International, will hold what’s billed as a “fireside chat” regarding the world of internet sales at Ariat Brand Shop in Fresno’s Fig Garden Village.

NEW BRACES, ORGANIC INSECT FARMING FEATURED AT FRESNO PITCH FEST

March 19, 2019

Fresno-based business incubator Valley Innovators held its first-ever pitch contest at the Tower Theater Wednesday.

Fifteen startups pitched business plans to a panel of judges to win prizes and marketing exposure, including $50,000 in total cash for the top three finalists. Winners will also gain access to workshops to help them improve their pitch and business strategy.

VALLEY INNOVATORS ANNOUNCES 2019 PITCH CONTEST WINNERS

March 14, 2019

Valley Innovators has announced its 2019 pitch contest winners after an entertaining and highly competitive contest. Out of nearly 100 applicants nationwide, Mechanodontics, Hermetia Pro, and Lumenus won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes respectively, which includes a total prize pool of $50,000 in cash plus services to help the startups grow.

HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA? LOCAL VERSION OF “SHARK TANK” IS COMING TO FRESNO

June 12, 2019

Calling all entrepreneurs! Valley Innovators is launching an entrepreneurial program and pitch contest.

Valley Innovators is a mission-driven company focused on educating, mentoring, and providing access to capital for startup companies throughout California. They are based in Fresno.

VALLEY INNOVATORS LAUNCHES ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAM AND PITCH CONTEST

June 06, 2018

Fresno, CA – June 06, 2018 – Valley Innovators has announced the launch of its entrepreneurial program and annual pitch contest. Valley Innovators provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to obtain education, network, and pitch their business for cash prizes while receiving marketing exposure. Unlike most incubators and accelerators that host pitch contests, Valley Innovators won’t require an equity stake from founders in order to win the prize money.

VALLEY INNOVATORS FEATURED ON ABC NEWS

June 05, 2018

Valley Innovators' CEO Jennifer Lopez discusses the company mission with ABC News in Fresno, California.

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