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City of Henderson looking for entrepreneurs for business pitch competition

Posted at 2:12 PM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 17:12:05-04

Henderson is looking for entrepreneurs with the next great business idea to take the jump into the city’s "Shark Tank"-style pitch competition.

Along with expert advice, contestants will have the chance to win cash and prizes.
Entrepreneurs entering the “Start Tank” competition will have their businesses or concepts reviewed by a panel of experts who have helped launch dozens of successful ventures.

The panel will select the contestants who will move forward to the competition, which will be held in the College of Southern Nevada, Henderson Campus auditorium on Oct. 21. The event is open to the public. Applications must be submitted by Oct. 10 for review.
Contestants will compete for a share of $4,000 in cash and prizes, plus increased exposure for their business or concept.
Applicants for the city’s “Start Tank” competition must create a 2-minute video posted to YouTube and complete the online application here. The submissions chosen for a pitch at the event will be announced on Oct. 16.
The city is partnering with University of Nevada Las Vegas Office of Economic Development, Parallel Innovations Lab, Bank of Nevada, TSK Architects and the College of Southern Nevada for the competition.
For more information about the competition or Henderson Economic Development, visit HendersonMeansBusiness.com.