Hen Hatch Final Round, Networking Reception & Exhibition
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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 in-kind prizes totaling more than $50,000. On April 30, six finalists will pitch their businesses to a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs, investors and business executives.
The event will also feature a keynote address by Mike Phelan, venture partner of Osage Venture Partners, as well as an entrepreneurial exhibition featuring several student & alumni startups. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments, including beer and wine, will be provided.
Schedule of Events
5:30 - 6 p.m. | Registration & Networking
6 - 6:05 p.m. | Welcome Remarks
6:05 - 6:50 p.m. | Hen Hatch Final Presentations - Student Track
ShopTutors, led by Nathaniel Matherson and Matt Lenhard
Udwell, led by Yael Bloom and Tali Cohen
Board to Death, led by Chris Melillo and Krista Adams
6:50 - 7:10 p.m. | Keynote Speaker, Mike Phelan, Osage Venture Partners
7:10 - 7:55 p.m. | Hen Hatch Final Presentations - Alumni, Faculty & Staff Track
PenguinAds, led by Mac Nagaswami
Jaggery, led by Asmita and Anand Atre
Grasshopper Solutions, led by Liz Brenner, Nicole McCabe and Deb Stambaugh
8 - 9 p.m. | Exhibition, Awards Ceremony & Networking Reception
Neil Book, President & CEO, Jet Support Services
Brian Harvell, VP - Product Engineering, SevOne
Jennie Horn, Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Second Base
John Petterson, SVP - Operations, Tiffany & Co.
Mike Phelan, Venture Partner, Osage Venture Partners
Mark Parsells, Executive Chairmain & CEO, GDR Acquisitions Company
Discounted parking is available in the Trabant University Center Parking Garage located adjacent to the building. Parking vouchers will be provided upon request at registration.