2019 PEP Pitch Competition

Barbed Wire to Business Accelerator-Fueling Growth through Impact Investing

The Powerful Impact of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program

On November 201th, 2019, The Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) hosted the “Barbed Wire to Business Accelerator–Fueling Growth through Impact Investing” event at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. The event showcased three Prison Entrepreneurship Program graduate-owned companies. Sharks included Mark Holden (Koch Industries), Biggs Burke (record executive and film producer), Doug Deason (Dallas investor), and Joe Horford (PEP Pennsylvania founder).

The evening gave investors an authentic look into PEP and their 15 years of fruitful results and strategy to grow deeper and go deeper.

We encourage you to watch the entire event or powerful highlights below. 

The Highlights

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