The Catawba Valley Community College Business Department and Small Business Center will sponsor its fifth annual Shark Tank Competition, providing participants at CVCC and in the community with an opportunity to practice their business pitch and win cash prizes.
The competition has three separate divisions, CVCC students, Small Business Center clients, and high school students. To enter participants must complete an application which can be downloaded at CVCC’s Small Business Center website, http://sbc.cvcc.edu. Applications are due by March 18.Student and Small Business Center participants will make a practice presentation in early April, with finalists chosen by CVCC’s Business Department. Finalists will make a presentation to a panel of judges on Monday April 27th to determine this year’s winners. The top three pitches in each division will receive a cash award.
CVCC will work with individual high schools on establishing their own Shark Tank competitions, with winners from each school participating in a finals competition held on the CVCC campus in early May.
There are no fees to participate in the Shark Tank Competition. For more information visit the Small Business Center website at http://sbc.cvc.edu or contact Jeff Neuville at 828-327-7000, ext. 4102 or Gary Muller at 828-327-7000, ext. 4672.