Business Boot Camp
Watch the Pitch Competition Recordings
The pitch competition was streamed live from this page on Sunday, March 6. Due to some technical difficulties, the recording was split into three videos, which you can view below or on YouTube:
MOUNT DESERT BUSINESS BOOT CAMP & PITCH COMPETITION: MARCH 4-6, 2022
What: A three-day intensive training program for two participants from each enterprise, providing selected entrepreneurs the business skills and resources needed to grow.
Who: Established businesses on MDI or those ready to launch, with special consideration given to year-round businesses.
When: March 4-6. Training days start at 8:45 am and end in the early evenings. The pitch competition takes place on March 6, starting at 4 pm.
Learn: Business essentials from industry experts including customer value proposition, financials, solving business challenges, telling your story, fundraising, and more.
Win: The Boot Camp culminates with a pitch competition for an award up to $10,000 from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
2022 PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES
MDI Girl Pasta Co. (formerly Al Dente)
Mount Desert Makerspace
The classroom portion of the event was held in person in Northeast Harbor with masks, negative COVID tests, and vaccinations required for all businesses participants and advisors. The final pitch competition had a very limited number of seats for the vaccinated public that required preregistration.