The Pirates to Compete in #IdeaFunding2021

Naked Pirate Travels has been selected to compete in southern Arizona’s largest and most prestigious pitch competition for startup businesses — IdeaFunding 2021. The competition gives startup businesses the opportunity to show off their ideas, vision, and inspiration for their company ~ and how they plan to make it a success. Companies will be competing for more than $65,000 in cash and prizes.

“This is an incredible opportunity and we’re thankful to Startup Tucson and all the organizations that support #IdeaFunding2021,” said Paul Hardersen, CEO of Naked Pirate Travels. “We have been busy developing the foundation of the business over the past several months and this competition represents our next major effort, which is to obtain seed funding to accelerate our operations and activities.”

The competition will occur in three phases beginning the week of March 4, 2021. The final competition will occur during the week of March 17, 2021. Join the Pirates and let’s show southern Arizona that the #Pirates have the vision for a better way to travel!

This annual competition is sponsored by Startup Tucson, Arizona Commerce Authority, the University of Arizona McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, Pima Community College, and many other organizations. #IdeaFunding2021

Published by Paul Hardersen

I am the CEO of a startup nautically-focused travel company, former associate professor and research scientist, traveler, lobster lover, and now doing what I can to help preserve the planet for future generations. The ocean is the key.

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