Minority-owned businesses get the chance to win $250,000 in Visionary Pitch Competition

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Victor Muniz Rosa

The Inaugural Visionary Pitch Competition was held at the Enterprise Center in Philadelphia to give minority-owned businesses a chance to win $250,000.

Ten businesses were the finalists out of 547 applicants, and they had to pitch their companies to win the grand prize.

Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker was in attendance, and she said competition is important to breed innovation in this ever-changing economy.

Parker hopes that these types of events can put Philadelphians to work to make the city clean and green.