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Venture Connectors announces 2018 Venture Sharks finalists; $30K in cash and services up for grabs

Venture Connectors has selected four startups to compete in the final round of its 9th annual Venture Sharks™ business competition on Wednesday, May 2. Entrepreneurs seeking funding for their business plans will fend for themselves against a panel of savvy investor sharks fishing for the next great deal. The final round will be held during the monthly Venture Connectors’ luncheon meeting at the...

Venture Connectors accepting applications for 2018 Venture Sharks business competition

Venture Connectors has announced that applications for its ninth annual Venture Sharks business competition are now open. Early-stage companies and entrepreneurs are invited to compete for more than $10,000 — roughly $5,000 in cash and the rest in professional services — provided by the competition’s sponsors. This year’s title sponsor is the Vogt Invention and Innovation Fund and in-kind sponsor...