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Five Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs pitched their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of experts, and after a tough competition five finalists are pitching their businesses to a panel of seven judges LIVE in Miami, FL.

5 Minute Pitch Greg Mercer, Steve Chou, Mike Jackness, Scott Voelker, Liz Saunders

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

Five Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs pitched their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of experts, and after a tough competition five finalists are pitching their businesses to a panel of seven judges LIVE in Miami, FL.

    Finale - $50k Winner Announcement

    Finale - $50k Winner Announcement

    The judges discuss and vote for the $50k winner!
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    **5 Minute Pitch**
    5 Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of five experts, for the chance to advance to the finals and pitch to the judges LIVE in Miami, FL.
    Our panel of expert judges includes:
    **Greg Mercer: eight figure Amazon Seller, and the founder and CEO of Jungle Scout
    **Michael Jackness, a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past few years building a high 7-figure eCommerce conglomerate while blogging & podcasting about all of it along the way at EcomCrew.
    ** Steve Chou: The son of 2 tiger parents, Steve Chou started (2) 7 figure businesses while working full time as an engineering director. He now runs Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com
    **Scott Voelker: 7 Figure Business Owner and Host of The Amazing Seller podcast a top rated business podcast that has helped thousands worldwide start and grow their own eCommerce businesses.

    • 17 min
    Finals American Cuckoo Clock with Jodie Davis

    Finals American Cuckoo Clock with Jodie Davis

    Jodie Davis is the founder of American Cuckoo Clock! Initially a quilter enthusiast, TV host, and author, Jodie began her career into cuckoo clocks in 2006 with a visit to one of the most renown cuckoo clock makers in Germany. Since that time, Jodie has created a successful business from the ground up, making beautiful and timeless cuckoo clocks that her customers LOVE.
    **Sponsored by Avalara**
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    Website: https://avalara.com
    Instaram: @Avalara
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    **5 Minute Pitch**
    5 Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of five experts, for the chance to advance to the finals and pitch to the judges LIVE in Miami, FL.
    Our panel of expert judges includes:
    **Greg Mercer: eight figure Amazon Seller, and the founder and CEO of Jungle Scout
    **Michael Jackness, a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past few years building a high 7-figure eCommerce conglomerate while blogging & podcasting about all of it along the way at EcomCrew.
    ** Steve Chou: The son of 2 tiger parents, Steve Chou started (2) 7 figure businesses while working full time as an engineering director. He now runs Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com
    **Scott Voelker: 7 Figure Business Owner and Host of The Amazing Seller podcast a top rated business podcast that has helped thousands worldwide start and grow their own eCommerce businesses.

    • 11 min
    Finals Party in a Box with Amanda Wittenborn

    Finals Party in a Box with Amanda Wittenborn

    Amanda Wittenborn is the creator of Amanda Creation and Party in a Box! Amanda has a passion for parties, and after never being satisfied with off-the-shelf party decorations, she decided to create her own. That idea has grown and she has designed an all-in-one solution to provide on-the-go moms with everything they need to create a customized Pinterest-worthy party right out of the box
    Website: https://www.AmandaCreation.com
    This episode is sponsored by Payability.
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    **5 Minute Pitch**
    5 Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of five experts, for the chance to advance to the finals and pitch to the judges LIVE in Miami, FL.
    Our panel of expert judges includes:
    **Greg Mercer: eight figure Amazon Seller, and the founder and CEO of Jungle Scout
    **Michael Jackness, a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past few years building a high 7-figure eCommerce conglomerate while blogging & podcasting about all of it along the way at EcomCrew.
    ** Steve Chou: The son of 2 tiger parents, Steve Chou started (2) 7 figure businesses while working full time as an engineering director. He now runs Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com
    **Scott Voelker: 7 Figure Business Owner and Host of The Amazing Seller podcast a top rated business podcast that has helped thousands worldwide start and grow their own eCommerce businesses.

    • 12 min
    Final Click and Carry with Kim Meckwood

    Final Click and Carry with Kim Meckwood

    Kimberly Meckwood had a dream to replace her awesome boyfriend who carried her groceries, so she designed the Click and Carry. With initial success on QVC, she has sold over 300k units, but then hit a financial bump and had to return to the corporate world. In this episode she discusses how the $50k prize money will push her business back into the entrepreneur life.
    Website: https://clickandcarry.com
    Instagram: @ClickandCarry
    **Sponsored by - Avalara**
    If you dread sales tax compliance then its time to take advantage of Avalara’s powerful tax automation technology. Avalara simplifies sales tax with real-time tax rate calculations and automatic return filing. Avalara’s software easily integrates with your accounting, e-commerce and marketplaces, so it couldn’t be easier. In fact, Jungle Scout uses Avalara, and getting setup was a breeze. Join over 20,000 businesses already automating sales tax compliance. You can find out more at Avalara.com.
    Website: https://avalara.com
    Instaram: @Avalara
    Facebook: @Avalara
    **5 Minute Pitch**
    5 Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of five experts, for the chance to advance to the finals and pitch to the judges LIVE in Miami, FL.
    Our panel of expert judges includes:
    **Greg Mercer: eight figure Amazon Seller, and the founder and CEO of Jungle Scout
    **Michael Jackness, a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past few years building a high 7-figure eCommerce conglomerate while blogging & podcasting about all of it along the way at EcomCrew.
    ** Steve Chou: The son of 2 tiger parents, Steve Chou started (2) 7 figure businesses while working full time as an engineering director. He now runs Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com
    **Scott Voelker: 7 Figure Business Owner and Host of The Amazing Seller podcast a top rated business podcast that has helped thousands worldwide start and grow their own eCommerce businesses.

    • 11 min
    Finals MMA Bobblehead with Dave Manley

    Finals MMA Bobblehead with Dave Manley

    Dave Manley's passion for sports and mixed martial arts (MMA), and a desire to display MMA memorabilia in his office led him to develop a premiere collectible product, the MMA Bobblehead. Today we'll find out if he's got the product and business model to get the nod from the judges to advance to the next round.
    IG: @mmabobblehead
    Website: https://MMABobblehead.com
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    **5 Minute Pitch**
    5 Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of five experts, for the chance to advance to the finals and pitch to the judges LIVE in Miami, FL.
    Our panel of expert judges includes:
    **Greg Mercer: eight figure Amazon Seller, and the founder and CEO of Jungle Scout
    **Michael Jackness, a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past few years building a high 7-figure eCommerce conglomerate while blogging & podcasting about all of it along the way at EcomCrew.
    ** Steve Chou: The son of 2 tiger parents, Steve Chou started (2) 7 figure businesses while working full time as an engineering director. He now runs Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com
    **Scott Voelker: 7 Figure Business Owner and Host of The Amazing Seller podcast a top rated business podcast that has helped thousands worldwide start and grow their own eCommerce businesses.

    • 11 min
    Finals Cat in the Box with Dawn LaFontaine

    Finals Cat in the Box with Dawn LaFontaine

    Dawn La Fontaine aims to capitalize on the $1B pet industry by creating gorgeous cat accommodations that create a safe place for the pets, while also getting rid of the less appealing shipping boxes lying around the house.
    IG: @the.cat.is.in.the.box
    YT: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzn1-VAQ-9famSUy3Qjv3gA
    Website: https://thecatisinthebox.com
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    **5 Minute Pitch**
    5 Minute Pitch is the competition that gives entrepreneurs from around the globe the opportunity to virtually pitch their business or product idea for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.00. This season, more than thirty entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas via Zoom conference call to our panel of five experts, for the chance to advance to the finals and pitch to the judges LIVE in Miami, FL.
    Our panel of expert judges includes:
    **Greg Mercer: eight figure Amazon Seller, and the founder and CEO of Jungle Scout
    **Michael Jackness, a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past few years building a high 7-figure eCommerce conglomerate while blogging & podcasting about all of it along the way at EcomCrew.
    ** Steve Chou: The son of 2 tiger parents, Steve Chou started (2) 7 figure businesses while working full time as an engineering director. He now runs Bumblebee Linens and MyWifeQuitHerJob.com
    **Scott Voelker: 7 Figure Business Owner and Host of The Amazing Seller podcast a top rated business podcast that has helped thousands worldwide start and grow their own eCommerce businesses.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Ben_Cook28 ,

Fun and Educational

The judges and contestants rock, I’ve learned a lot, and listening has been fun.

DW5552 ,

An E-Commerce Masterclass

Listening to the contestants present their businesses and stratagies, combined with the critique of the judges, proivdes remarkale insight into running an e-commerce business. Decades of experience, mistakes and lessons learned, distilled into 15 minute vignettes!

Speck Hansen ,

Educational

Such a great podcast and format for a show. Since Shark Tank is my all time favorite TV show followed by the Profit, this podcast combines them in a brilliant way. Nice work!

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