Hen Hatch is the University of Delaware’s premier startup funding competition. It provides entrepreneurial students, alumni, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to make connections and collect feedback on their ideas while competing for startup cash and prizes totaling about $50,000. The final round will be held on Wednesday, April 30 and is open to the community. > Details & Registration
- Alumni, faculty and staff
- Participants submit a 3-5 page business concept for evaluation by seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and business consultants.
- Participants who are judged as having submitted one of the best 10 business ideas to the student track and one of the 10 best business ideas to the alumni, faculty, & staff track present an investment pitch to a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and business consultants.
- Participants who are judged as having submitted one of the best 3 business ideas in each track present an investment pitch to a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and business consultants. The judging panel determines the allocation of prizes.
January 20, 2014 | Submission deadline (submit concepts to firstname.lastname@example.org)
February 21, 2014 | Notification of semi-finalists
March 14 & 21, 2014 | Semi-final presentations and selection of finalists
April 7-16, 2014 | Finalist rehearsals
April 30, 2014 | Final round presentations
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