Hen Hatch offers two competitive tracks: (1) current UD student track and (2) a UD alumni, UD faculty and UD staff track. The student track is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled at least half time at the University of Delaware. Teams competing in the student track may include non-students; however, only student members will be allowed to present during the competition. The alumni, faculty and staff track is open to all University of Delaware alumni, current or retired faculty and current or retired staff. Teams competing in this track may include members who have no connection to the University; however, only alumni, faculty and staff will be allowed to present during the competition.
For the semifinal and final rounds, you will also need to enhance your story by addressing the level of market traction you’ve gained to date, the size of the market, how you will get your product to market (channels), what costs will be incurred in so doing, one-year and three to five year financial projections, how much money you’re seeking from investors, and how you plan to spend any investor funds being sought.