How can we help you?

The Stark Entrepreneurship Alliance is a one-stop shop for early-stage and start-up companies in Stark County, OH. The alliance provides assistance in all aspects of creating and growing a business including business consulting, recruiting management, financing, real estate, product innovation, mentoring and coaching, legal and accounting, and more.

What makes us different from other programs is that we have the resources to assist more complex start-ups involving technology, capital investments and national or global sales opportunities.

We welcome you to browse our Website, get acquainted with our partners, check out our calendar of events and spend some time getting to know our services and what we’re all about. Then call us at 330-453-5900 or use our convenient application form to connect with us for assistance. We look forward to hearing from you.

SEA is funded primarily by a three-year charitable grant from the Stark Community Foundation out of the Credit Bureau of Canton's Small Business Fund and by a contribution from Innis Maggiore.

SunDown RunDown Business Pitch Event Series - Canton

Connecting Entrepreneurs with Investors, Mentors and Talent

Oct. 19, Doors open 5:30, 6 - 8 p.m.
Canton Brewing Company
120 3rd St. NW
Canton, Ohio

Pitch Your Idea!

5 minutes to pitch and 5 minutes of feedback, serious connections to build your network

Ohio is full of great entrepreneurial talent. If you have an idea and you want to make it happen, SunDown RunDown is the best place to showcase your idea.

SunDown RunDown is one of Ohio’s premier entrepreneur pitch nights. It’s a great way for entrepreneurs to connect with investors, mentors, talent and community leaders. Entrepreneurs give a five-minute pitch followed by five minutes of Q&A. The SunDown RunDown Canton Chapter is independently operated by volunteers who have donated their time to help connect entrepreneurs with the resources to take the next step. The audience at our events is made up of members of the regional entrepreneurial community who want to help create, nurture and grow the next generation of great companies.

Registration Information

SunDown RunDown welcomes everyone who has an interest in entrepreneurship. There is no charge to attend, but everyone purchases their own food and drink. Entrepreneurs hoping to pitch should apply ahead of time at All other attendees can register at Eventbrite - Sundown Rundown Business Pitch Event - Canton. For additional information contact or call 330-316-7967.