How to pitch your startup in two minutes

How to pitch your startup in two minutes

Shark Tank: Brooklyn has arrived.

Well, not quite. Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran were nowhere to be found during Downtown Brooklyn Partnership’s sixth Make It in Brooklyn Pitch Contest, but the premise was the same as the reality show’s—except this one featured ambitious local entrepreneurs from companies as wide-ranging as Bronx-born hot sauce to innovative food-waste recycling programs to snacks made from crickets. Yes, crickets.

Read my recap of the pitches from Rise ProductsPhoodRe-NubleThe Bronx Hot Sauce, and Seek over at The Bridge.

(Photo by Sasha Smolina, courtesy of Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.)

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