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2015 No More Excuses Only Results-Business Pitch Competition

The No More Excuses Only Results Business Pitch Competition provides aspiring small business owners the unique opportunity to win the business startup package to get their idea off the ground while learning valuable insight from successful business owners who have discovered their key to success.

The final three applicants will be showcased at the annual No More Excuses Only Results Event-Business Pitch Competition Finale which will take place on Friday, January 9. This exciting event allows the finalists to pitch their idea to a panel of experts and the guest. The winner will walk away with business startup package valued at more than $2500 with $500 cash startup money.


1. Entrepreneurs that are just getting started and have a great new idea
2. In business for two years or less
3. Must be registered for the 2015 NMEOR annual event | CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

How the Event Works

1. Provide an Executive Summary of your business or business idea (2 pages maximum). Executive Summary should include:
  • Product or service description
  • Target market and size of the market
  • Business model (how does your venture make money?
  • Why your business is unique and why you have an advantage over others offering a similar product or service

2. Film a short 2-minute video pitch: This video should complement your executive summary and show our judges why your idea is more worthy than others. You can do this on any webcam—the quality of the video itself will not be judged—it's the content that counts.

3. Submit everything by the application deadline: December 16, 2014 | Email to:

4. The judging panel will review submissions and select the semi-finalists to participate in our formal pitch day in late November. The semi-finalists will present to our judges during our formal pitch day. All of semi-finalists must participate in our formal pitch day to be considered for participation in the final round. All semi-finalists will have a total of 15 minutes to present their best pitch and answer questions from our experienced judging panel. The panel will then select the final three (3) businesses that will move onto the final round presenting their idea to the expert panel at the Business Pitch Competition Finale Event on January 9, 2015.

5. The final three businesses will present at Fifth Annual NMEOR Event Business Pitch Competition on January 9, 2015 at the Mark Twain Tower Ballroom. Each business owner will have 7 minutes to give their pitch followed by questions from our panel. The winner will be selected based upon the audience vote by cheers.