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SaderSandbox

HAVE AN IDEA? Come play in the SaderSandbox!

A series of workshops & events designed to help you bring your idea to fruition. Students are encouraged to join the student club HCEG, Holy Cross Entrepreneurs Group.  

Mark Your Calendar...

1) Startup Idea Sessions: Dates TBD
Join HCEG to brainstorm and validate your startup idea with experienced entrepreneurs. Must attend to participate in the Deep Dive.
Step one toward the Shark Tank Competition.

2) Entreprenership Deep Dive: January 15-19, 2018
A five-day intensive workshop to transform your idea into a fully developed business plan.  Work with alumni as you prepare for the annual Shark Tank competition.  
Meet alumni venture mentors. 


3) Shark Tank Competition: February 22, 2018
Pitch your idea to a panel of alumni judges for the chance to win prize money and launch your venture with mentor guidance. *Students must have participated in the prior two workshops to compete.
Up to $12K in prize money. 


 

Shark Tank Competition Winner

FIRST PRIZE: PAUL WILEY '20, PW Industries specializing in custom handcrafted executive products and jewelry for the promotional product industry.
>> The prize package includes: $12,000, an alumni mentor and year-long membership at WCTI, Venture Forum and the Worcester Chamber of Commerce. 

THANK YOU to our judges!!
Pictured (L-R) Ed McLaughlin '78, April Lukasik P15, Paul Wiley '20, Tom Flynn '87, Bryan Sparkes '04.