The Big Pitch

REV Big Pitch Elysian Gardens 11-23-19

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Two Birmingham start-ups — Elysian Gardens, a community sculpture park, and Encore Rouge, a food truck — recently split a total of nearly $50,000 in cash prizes and business services in the competition. Read more


Beehive Baking Company plans to spend the money on a larger production space in Woodlawn. Read more


Big Pitch winners 2018

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Beehive Baking Co. takes first prize in REV Birmingham business-plan contest. Read more

Central City

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Ten finalists will compete for prize money in the 'live Shark Tank'-style business competition. Read more

Central City

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Entrepreneurs have until Sept. 15 to enter the business pitch competition. Read more



Photos by Jesse Chambers.

The latest ambitious people to win The Big Pitch, which is sponsored by PNC Bank and was held at the Negro Southern League Museum in November, are the owners of a grocery store and a unique pop-up gift shop. Read more


The top prize winners were a community grocery store and a unique, Birmingham-themed gift shop. Read more


big pitch winners 2016

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Tropicaleo, a start-up Puerto Rican restaurant, won $15,000 in the annual competition. Read more


The 10 finalists were picked from a total of 61 applications that REV received before its entry deadline on Sept. 6. Read more


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Finalists in The Big Pitch will be selected Sept. 23, with the public competition taking place Nov. 12. Read more