After a record number of team submissions, the finalists for Hen Hatch 2021, University of Delaware’s much-anticipated premier startup competition, have been announced. The submissions this year have been from a wide range of industries, colleges, and interests.
The following three teams from each of the Pre- and Post-Revenue tracks will compete in the final round of the 2021 Hen Hatch competition, set to take place virtually on Dec. 2, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m. Horn invites all to attend the upcoming virtual culmination of the final round of the 2021 Hen Hatch competition! Registration is now open.
This final round will feature a $50,000 prize pool and in-kind gifts which will range from resources, venture support to special mentorship and services. Horn Entrepreneurship will also continue to support all teams in their startup growth.
Additionally, the remaining 15 semifinal teams will have the opportunity to connect with, and learn from, the many market experts, entrepreneurs, investors, and others who will be in attendance at the Hen Hatch Finals through a showcase portion of the event.
The finalists in the Pre-Revenue Track are:
Navigating Access, Amanda Zicherman, BE '23
Navigating Access is an interactive crowd-sourced accessibility map.
Supremely Sweet, Santha Rani, AS '22 & Esha Shah, AS '23
Supremely Sweet provides sweet and healthy options, starting with a chocolate bar, for their customers made with ingredients that are friendly to their dietary needs by eliminating all traditional allergens like nuts, corn, gluten, egg, and lactose.
ShareWallet, Jason Bangser, BE '22
ShareWallet puts you and your friends' product and service referral links all in one social platform, making earning mutual rewards ridiculously easy.
The finalists in the Post-Revenue Track are:
Pick-Up Sports, Michael Meola, BE '23
Pick-Up Sports is a youth sports program that introduces young athletes to a wide array of sports to encourage them to be multi-sport athletes rather than one-sport specialists because of things like overuse injuries and mental burnout caused by specialization.
UP Cycle Design, Sierra RyanWallick, BE '23
UP Cycle Design is a zero-waste, sustainable fashion brand that upcycles materials like fabric, plastic bags, and thread into new products, while supporting community causes and teaching career readiness.
Stemmer, Samuel Goetz, EG '21
Stemmer is a web app that automates the organization process of music audio engineers.
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