UUSU Shark Tank is back for 2019, and is bigger and bolder than ever! With more sharks and bigger prizes, including cash prizes and a trip to Sanfrancisco up for grabs. UUSU Shark Tank aims to identify the student start up ideas with the most potential and provide business support both during and after the competition.
Applications are now open, so if you think you have what it takes to blow the sharks out of the water at the Riverside Theatre Coleraine, then get your application in by the 11th of March!
Monday 4th Feb 2019: Applications Open
Monday 11th March 2019: Applications Close 12pm
Tuesday 12th March 2019: Finalists announced and contacted by email
Friday 15th March 2019: Webinar available online – ‘How to Perfect Your Pitch’
Monday 18th March 2019: 12pm deadline for submitting your final presentation slides
Wednesday 20th March 2019: Pitches to Sharks (Full Day on Coleraine Campus)
Friday 22nd March 2019: Top 3 announced via Twitter and contacted by email
Thursday 4th April 2019: Winners revealed and presented prizes at Student Excellence Awards
*Please note, you must be available on 20th March to pitch your idea to the Sharks.
First Prize: £2,500 + week long trip to San Francisco to attend the Start Up World Cup
Find out more info here
Second Prize: £1,500
How to Apply
To apply for Shark Tank 2019, please download the following application form and send the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm on the 11th March.