67 Year Old Formerly Incarcerated Man Won $15,000 in National Business Pitch Competition


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67 year-old Curtis Norris recently won $15,000 in a national business pitch competition put on by Defy Ventures, a nonprofit that helps formerlyย and currently incarcerated individuals start and grow their own businesses.

According to Business Insider, Norris, who served 10 years in a California state prison between 2003 and 2013, won for his mobile power-washing company over five fellow entrepreneurs in training, or EITs, in the November 13 competition in New York City.

Congratulation Curtis! ย We are so here for organizations like Defy Ventures who helpย people who are currently or were formerly incarcerated start and grow businesses.

Read more on Business Insider.

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