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Cosmoprof North America Kicks Off Beauty Pitch 2018

Cosmoprof North America is reviving its Beauty Pitch competition. This year, CPNA will feature Beauty Pitch Angels 2018 as an avenue to bring private equity and venture capitalists together with industry innovators. It is an update of Beauty Pitch 2015, a “Shark Tank”-inspired opportunity which accelerated growth of brands including 100 Percent Pure and Primal Pit Paste.
“CPNA has a long and steady reputation for providing truly one-of-a-kind programs that propel brands forward and is unique in its ability to attract major private equity groups,” said Daniela Ciocan, marketing director at CPNA. “We used key insights from the debut Beauty Pitch 2015 competition to arrive at this year’s format which is all about efficiently bringing truly qualified investors and target companies together for impactful opportunities.”
The program is open to qualified Professional Beauty Association members, CPNA exhibitors and existing beauty companies with at least one original product and $500,000 in revenue.
Selected companies will be invited to present their business model and request funding to interested investors during a 15-minute closed-door pitch on Sunday July 29. All applicants will have the opportunity to be reviewed by all participating investors — while only some will be selected to pitch live to investors. The entrepreneurs must be

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