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Flyer Pitch Competition – Final Round 

April 9, 2022 @ 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The Flyer Pitch Competition is an annual competition sponsored by UD’s L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Greater West Dayton Incubator in partnership with PNC Bank and The Entrepreneur’s Center. Now in its 16th year, Flyer Pitch awards more than $100,000 in cash prizes and more than $50,000 in in-kind prizes during the competition. Its legacy includes more than 70 new ventures that have been launched as a result of the competition with over $24 million in follow-on capital raised by those businesses. Over the course of the competition, participants have the opportunity to enhance their own skills as well as strengthen their venture through training, mentorship, and feedback from expert judges leading up until the live pitch presentation. This is not only intended to help finalists prepare for the pitch, but to ultimately provide entrepreneurs with the hands-on support to successfully launch their new venture. The Flyer Pitch Competition is open to all Dayton Students and Dayton Community members.

The finalists in the 2021-2022 Flyer Pitch Competition are pitching for $150K in non-diluted cash and in-kind prizes. This year Flyer Pitch is held in The Tank at the Arcade from 9:00am-5:30pm and is open to the public and available via live stream! The address to The Tank is 35 W Main St. Dayton, OH 45402. Thank you for tuning in to support the startups! The live streaming links and the teams pitching this year are below.

Facebook Link:

Youtube Link:

Startup Venture Track:
Lunnie – Founder: Sarah Kallile
Open Bay Autos – Founder: Kameron Seabrook
AIMM – Founder: Luis Estevez
Bailout Systems – Founder: Michael Ragsdale
The Ortho Sock – Founder: Ben Zawacki

GWDI Social Venture Track:
Unemotional – Founder: Jordyn Calhoun
West Dayton Strong Camp – Founder: Tiffany Brown
Montgomery County Band – Founder: Virgil Goodwine
Leauge Bound Prevention Institute – Founder: John Terrell
SoLoved – Founder: Ashley Browning
Fail Me Not Tutoring – Founder: Michel’le Curington

The GWDI Social Venture track has a Community Choice award where you can vote for your favorite pitch! The winner will win $10,000. Click the link below to vote for your favorite team in advance or during the live pitch. The Startup Venture Track pitches are from 9:00-12:00pm and the GWDI Social Venture Track will be pitching from 2:00-5:30pm.


Follow the Crotty Center and the GWDI social media accounts for more information at @udaytonent and @thegwdi.


April 9, 2022
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Dayton Arcade
35 West 4th Street
Dayton, OH 45402 United States
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