Our 9th Annual Swim with the Sharks Pitch Competition will be held on November 3, 2021 at 7 p.m. Delaware entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to compete for seed funding and additional prizes to help them launch and grow their business. This year’s Shark Tank-style event will be televised statewide for the first time on DETV and simultaneously broadcast online.
Application open until Friday, August 6 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Join us in bringing awareness and essential funding to local start-ups and show your company's continued commitment to supporting entrepreneurs. Help us demonstrate why the first state is the best state for business. Sponsorships can be purchased through online registration.
Swim With the Sharks Pitch Competition is open to businesses within the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce traditional service areas that has been in business fewer than five (5) years. This area includes all three (3) Delaware counties, (New Castle, Kent, and Sussex). Entrants MUST have a valid business license.
Provided by NCC Innovates initiative of the New Castle County Office of Economic Development.
One year membership in the Emerging Enterprise Center Virtual Incubator Program that offers office and conference space, mail and phone services, mentorship, networking and business education.
One year membership that gives your new business networking opportunity, visibility, credibility, training, advocacy, and promotion.
Free advertising and marketing opportunities.
One year membership that gives your business networking opportunities, visibility, credibility, training, advocacy and promotion.
Professionally filmed and edited video of their company story and pitch by King Creative.
Want to contribute a prize? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (302) 737-4343. All contributions and sponsorships are tax-deductible.
Associate State Director, Small Business Development Center
Associate Director, Commercialization Programs at Horn Entrepreneurship
Director of Venture Services, NextFab
Marketing & Management, Goldey-Beacom College
OCTOBER 20, 2020