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Horn Entrepreneurship

2020 Summer Founders: Where Are They Now?

Editor's note: as this article is published most of the Summer Founder teams highlighted here have qualified for Hen Hatch 2020 as a semifinalist or finalist. Please refer to those articles on this blog.

With Summer Founders having wrapped up with the culmination of a virtual Demo Day, many of this summer’s teams are reflecting back to discover that the intensive 12-week pre-accelerator was just the beginning of their entrepreneurial journeys.

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Hen Hatch 2020: Finalists Announced, Anticipation Builds for Final Round

After a record number of team submissions, the finalists for Hen Hatch 2020, Horn Entrepreneurship’s much-anticipated premier startup competition, have been announced. The following teams of finalists will include three teams from each of the Pre- and Post-Revenue tracks that will compete in the final round of the 2020 Hen Hatch competition that is set to take place virtually on Dec. 3 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m.

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UD Horn 2020 Fall Pitch Party Focuses on Undergraduate Students

2017 Fall Pitch Party is shown, before covid-19 safety measures were required..

The University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship brought back their biannual pitch party in virtual fashion this past Wednesday, sporting over 50 viewers and 15 teams presenting pitches.

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Hen Hatch 2020: Competition Updates, Semifinalists Announced

Hen Hatch, Horn Entrepreneurship’s premier startup funding competition, will hold its semifinal round on Nov. 5, 2020 to determine which six most promising business concepts will advance to the finals to be held on Dec. 3, 2020. The 20 semifinalist teams have already progressed through one round of judging.

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2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Award Winners Announced

University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and Horn Entrepreneurship are proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards, which recognize UD students and alumni who have founded or led promising new ventures and fast growing companies. Twenty-eight businesses will receive the honor this year.

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Summer Founders 2020 Virtual Demo Day: Recapped

After a long and intensive 12-week program, Horn Entrepreneurship's Summer Founders assembled virtually this Tuesday for the pre-accelerator’s 5th annual Summer Founders Demo Day. With 18 teams and over 130 total attendees at the virtual event, this year’s Demo Day marks the program’s biggest yet.

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Horn Entrepreneurship Awards Celebration Announcement July 2020

Horn Entrepreneurship is excited to announce all of the accomplishments and successes of our community of creative thinkers, trailblazers and world-changers this quarter.

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A Tale of Two Founders (Part 1): Lessons in Entrepreneurship and Interest Discovery

Editor's Note: Snoop was a startup by Andrew Cercena and Nick Novoa that sought to help high school students find the right college. This guest article is the first in a two-part series that explores how one team's startup journey ultimately led to new pathways in entrepreneurship and interest discovery.

When I started Snoop, I was determined to solve the problem that many high school students face before entering college: That they do not know what the college student experience is truly like until they arrive and live on campus for the first time.

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