Savannah SCORE announces finalists of BizPitch Savannah™ 2023 entrepreneurial competition


(Savannah, GA) – It’s official! Savannah SCORE has announced the finalist for its 7th Annual ”BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition, Savannah’s version of TV’s “Shark Tank.”

On November 17 th from 4pm-8pm, at Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus Ogeechee Auditorium, eight aspiring local entrepreneurs, will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. Three contestants will be selected as the winners and will be awarded cash and free professional services valued at over $10,000 to help them launch their new local businesses.

The “BizPitch Savannah 2023” finalists are:
Melissa Alanis- Colorized Music
Daniel Chapman- The Bradley Theater
Becca Goossen- Goodfortune Market
CJ Jackson- The Performer Pocket
Jonalyn Lavarias- Zenjonalyn
Tiffany Noell- Smithereens
Daqwan Outing- Lovestone Clothing Brand
Garrett Stigall- Pool Protection Technologies

Amy Shippy, Savannah SCORE Vice-Chapter Chair said, “I am so excited to watch all of our finalist compete in November.” “BizPitch Savannah™” is presented by the Savannah Chapter of SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring and educational programs for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. The event is made possible through the generous support of these sponsors and donors:

Platinum Level Sponsor – Truist Silver Level Sponsors – Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC), Coastal Care Partners, and WJCL Bronze Level Sponsors – The City of Savannah Economic Development Department, Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA), First Chatham Bank, the Brody and Frohn Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo, Great Oaks Bank, and Cadence Bank.

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ABOUT SCORE: With 240 chapters and over 10,000 expert volunteer business mentors across the country, SCORE, a resource partner of the US Small Business Administration (SBA), is the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Savannah SCORE was named “2019 Mid- Market Chapter of the Year” and is a Diamond Level Chapter, an honor achieved by fewer than 10% of SCORE chapters. To schedule a free session with a Savannah SCORE Mentor, please visit And to become a SCORE Volunteer, go to

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