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Urban League of Philadelphia hosted 2020 Business Pitch Challenge

June 26, 2020

The Urban League of Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Center hosted the 2020 Business Pitch Challenge. Sponsored by Capital Oneeleven entrepreneurs had the opportunity to showcase their product in hopes of securing additional funding and promotion for their growing business.  The pitch competition focused on business owners who “make things – jewelry, food, beauty, apparel, haircare, etc.  The winners of the 2020 Business Pitch Challenge were 

  • 1st Place ($3000) – Lynette SmithNutz About Popcorn IG: @nutzaboutpopcorn  
  • 2nd Place ($2000) – Jeffrey Presley: Birdies Biscuits IG: birdies_biscuits 
  • 3rd Place ($1000) – Bessie Lee: Baby Bottle Brush Bib Co. IG: bess_the_inventor 
  • Crowd Favorite ($500) – NaTasha Liggins: Msquared LLC IG: msquared_philly 

We want to thank our partners The Business Center, Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council, and Kingdom Social Media.  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and social unrest throughout the nation, the Urban League of Philadelphia is proud to offer this opportunity to support and empower small businesses.  To learn more about ULEC, contact Marta Coles at