Watch the 9th Annual Swim with the Sharks Pitch Competition on November 3, 2021 at 7 p.m. Delaware entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to compete for $10,000 and prizes and a $1,500 "People's Choice Award" to help them launch and grow their business. This year’s Shark Tank-style event will be televised statewide on DETV and simultaneously broadcast online.
Watch on Facebook or tune in to DETV Channel 28.
Vote online and/or by text for your favorite Delaware start-up between September 1 and October 15. See who wins on November 3!
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.
All eligible applicants will have the chance to win $1,500 for their start-up. Preliminary round pitches will be recorded and added to the Emerging Enterprise Center's website on September 1. Voting will open from Sept. 1 through October 15 and the winner will be notified on November 3.
Want to contribute a prize? Please email email@example.com or call (302) 737-4343. All contributions and sponsorships are tax-deductible.
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.
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