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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 9th Annual GAUNTLET!

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Calling ALL Entrepreneurs - Now is YOUR time to take BOLD Action!
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 9th Annual GAUNTLET
Entrepreneurs with bold ideas, who have a business idea that needs a jumpstart, or a business that is ready to scale, now is your time to take action and accelerate your entrepreneurial ideas into reality. The Gauntlet 2023 is The Advancement Foundation’s 9th annual offering of Virginia’s Largest Business Program and Competition and offers a proven formula to assist you in the development of your business idea, an opportunity to collaborate with entrepreneurs across the region, individual pairing with a mentor, and connection to a myriad of other resources designed to support new and expanding businesses. The GAUNTLET has empowered more than 700 entrepreneurs, developed and connected a mentor network of 250 professionals, and awarded over $7 million in resources including grants, cash, and in-kind prizes.
The GAUNTLET ignites opportunities through business training, mentorship opportunities, scaling strategies, and entrepreneurial ecosystem building. Anyone can participate in this competition for over $300,000 in cash and prizes.
Don’t wait, this could be your opportunity to turn your idea into the next big thing.
Virtual classes start Tuesday, February 7, 2023.


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