Start Up Lehigh Valley - Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

Factory LLC Headquarters

StartUp Lehigh Valley, a pitch competition for entrepreneurs developed and hosted by Factory LLC, is back for a fourth year!

This year’s competition will be held live at Factory’s headquarters in south Bethlehem broadcast and streamed live on 69 WFMZ-TV. The competition is scheduled for Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 6:30-8:00 PM.

In a Shark Tank-style event designed to showcase startup companies in the Lehigh Valley community and throughout Pennsylvania, 10 finalists will pitch their products and businesses to a panel of judges in front of a live and virtual audience. More than thirty thousand dollars in prize money is up for grabs, along with essential resources for startup businesses.

The grand prize winner will take home $20,000, with two runners up earning $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. The live and virtual audience will also vote for the winner of a $1,000 Audience Choice award. Entrepreneurs have until October 7th to apply and can find all the details at