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The Dolphin Tank™ at GWU
Watch Laura Mitchell, the founder of Golden Health Guide, pitch her company at the GWU Dolphin Tank™.
Every great business starts with a great idea--we want to hear yours!!
Admit it, you've had dreams about starting your own business, right? "What if... Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda....I thought of that first..." We've heard all those excuses. There's no time like the present to make those dreams and big ideas happen for you.
If you've ever watched late-night infomercials you know that even the smallest ideas can turn into a big deal, so whether it's an 'app' that helps you find your friends or sell your used text books, a new food truck idea, or an easy way to keep track of all the Living Social coupons you've amassed, it's all exciting to us and we want to know about it.
What business would start if you won the lottery? What product have you always wished you could own but doesn't exist...yet?
Upcoming Dolphin Tank at The George Washington University.
Connect with local entrepreneurs and participate in this interactive fast-pitch session!
The George Washington University
Thursday, January 31
5pm to 7pm
Click Here to Apply Today!
Applications due by January 25. Early applications will be given priority review.
Click Here to Register Today, space is limited.
Springboard Enterprises, a resident organization on the GWU Mount Vernon campus, is hosting a series of pitch sessions called Dolphin Tank™. Aspiring entrepreneurs have a chance to pitch their ideas - 2 minutes - and get expert feedback from a panel of experienced entrepreneurs. It's a most supportive and eye opening experience.
Nothing adversarial about it and no 'Debbie Downers' allowed!
We swim alongside you, helping you find a message that is concise and compelling.
Panelists Paula Jagemann, John May, Barbara Dreyer, and Bob Smith "swim alongside" Eric Elbot of Veritas Scientific Corporation at the March 28th Dolphin Tank™.
What happens in the Dolphin Tank™?
1. You stand up and give your 2 minute pitch (we have a "mad libs" outline if you need a prompt)
2. A panel of 'seasoned entrepreneurs' tells you what they liked about your idea and you.
3. You get additional feedback about what you might want to think about or things you might not know but should know and maybe even a connection or two.
4. Then we ask the audience if they have some questions, suggestions or advice that might help you.
5. You earn your Dolphin pin and get ready to give your two cents to the next person who pitches.
Watch Springboard Associate Christina Glover pitch ElectronicLoanFinder.com.
2012 Dolphin Tank™ Program Sponsors:
GWU Eckles Library
GWU Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
GWU Office of Entrepreneurship
The Hot Mommas Project
2012 Dolphin Tank™ Media Sponsor:
For more information, please contact Katie Gage at 202.242.6282.