REV applications for small business pitch competition now open
Tioga, ND, July 17, 2023 - The Bank of Tioga has partnered with the Tioga Area Economic Development Corporation to host REV, a small business pitch competition where $15,000 will be distributed to one or more entrepreneurs. Applications are due August 31, 2023.
From the pool of applicants, up to five businesses will be selected to pitch and be judged on all aspects of their business in front of a judges panel on Tuesday, October 17th, 2023, at the Tioga Movie Theatre located at 15 First St NE, Tioga, ND 58852.
"Entrepreneurs and businesses are encouraged to pitch their current or future business concepts for a chance to win money to support their idea. It is our mission to IGNITE PROSPERITY® in all the communities we serve," said VP of Business and Consumer Banking of The Bank of Tioga, Wendy Lenzen.
The Bank of Tioga hosts REV in an effort to reinvest in local businesses and entrepreneurs. Applicants will be judged on their pitch, marketing, personal investment level and exit strategy.
In 2017, The Bank of Tioga started REV in an effort to spur economic growth and encourage business owners to continue pursuing their dreams. As of today, $75,000 has been awarded through this program.
Last year’s winners included JTH Portables at $6,000, Solid Ice Embroidery at $5,000, The Plant Place at $4,000. Judges last year included Savanna Hendrickson, President of The Bank of Tioga and Wendy Lenzen, Vice President of Business & Consumer Banking with The Bank of Tioga, along with KayCee Lindsey with Divide County Economic Development and Dennis Lindahl with Tioga Economic Development.
To apply, visit https://www.thebankoftioga.com/rev and download the REV application. The application deadline is August 31, 2023. If you have any questions, please reach out to Savanna Hendrickson at The Bank of Tioga at 701-664-3388.
About The Bank of Tioga: At The Bank of Tioga, we IGNITE PROSPERITY® by helping our clients do more with their money. Whether it’s saving a little extra cash each month or accomplishing a long-term strategy, our goal is to help you transform your financial life. The Bank of Tioga was chartered in 1951 and was acquired by TS Contrarian Bancshares Inc., an affiliate of TS Banking Group in 2014. With $350 million in assets, The Bank of Tioga is committed to supporting local organizations and reinvests a portion of its net income back to the community. Branch locations include Tioga and Crosby, North Dakota. For more information visit thebankoftioga.com.