The majority of downtown area businesses are owned by women.
San Benito dance studio competes for second year in a row. This year's challenge took place online and saw 31 finalists compete in four divisions.
Participants have the opportunity to pitch their idea to a panel of business experts to get valuable feedback, and compete for prizes and exposure to the local community for business development and funding.
Three-day contest will have business coaches, 3D printers and networking opportunities for contestants from around the Central Coast.
Competitors will present business pitches to a panel of judges during May 10 finals in Seaside.
Qualifying round set for April 6; finalists move on to May 10 main event.
Hollister workshop explains how to apply for 10th annual competition.
Social Venture Division is a new category for competition and will appeal to nonprofit organizations.
County residents are in there "pitching" with other Monterey Bay startup hopefuls