Have a business idea? Take part in the annual Shark Tank Competition and bring your dreams to fruition.
The annual Shark Tank Competition is an opportunity for students to receive funding to take their ideas and turn them into ventures, as well as scale existing ventures. Individuals will pitch their ideas or ventures to a board of Holy Cross Sharks, who come from our vast network of alumni, in front of an audience of their peers.
Annual Shark Tank Competition
The competition is designed to give students real-world experience to pitch their ideas for one of two categories: seed and early-stage. Judges will evaluate the seed category based on the market opportunity and concept validation of the business idea. Judges will evaluate the early-stage category, entrepreneurs who have more developed business models.
The best pitches will walk away with cash prizes, mentoring opportunities, in-kind services and much more, totaling over $50,000 in combined prizes.
- Sunday, April 23, 2023 from 12-2pm
Alumni in the field serve as judges for the annual competition.
- Registration is currently closed.
Shark Tank Competition Winners
2022: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Week Awards Over $15,000 in Prize Money
2021: Virtual Entrepreneurship Week Awards Over $10,000 in Prize Money
2019: First HC Entrepreneurship Week Ends With the Annual Shark Tank Competition
2018: "Redefining Black Masculinity" Awarded Top Shark Tank Prize
2017: Four Judges, Three Innovative Ideas, Two Hours, One Grand Prize
2013: Ben Kaplan '16 Wins First Holy Cross Shark Tank Competition