HEALTHCARE “PITCHATHON” – “NURSE SHARKTANK”
May 1st , 2017
What is a SharkTank?
Contrary to the intimidating name, Nurse SharkTank is a welcoming event catered to developing ideas and products. Our team of investors are well versed in entrepreneurship and what it takes to take a product from your living room to every household and hospital in the United States. Be prepared to receive great feedback from possible investors and network with fellow attendees that could further develop your product!
Why attend Sharktank?
In the field of nursing, healthcare professionals aren’t strangers to innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have a product or idea you want to take to the next level, Nurse SharkTank is for you! With thousands of ideas, apps, and business ventures made daily, Nurse SharkTank is designed to compile nurse entrepreneurs for an evening of pitching products to a team of investors for funding. Essentially our goal is to support young nurses and healthcare entrepreneurs beyond the hackathon to further facilitate growth!
Nurse Shark Tank is an event designed to bring Nurse Entrepreneurs, for an evening where they can display their product and pitch a team of investors for funding their idea or company. The event is designed to support young Nurse or Healthcare Entrepreneurs looking for an event to gain traction and support for their idea and venture. In the field of nursing, healthcare professionals aren’t strangers to innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have a product or idea you want to take to the next level, Nurse SharkTank is for you! With thousands of ideas, apps, and business ventures made daily, Nurse SharkTank is designed to compile nurse entrepreneurs for an evening of pitching products to a team of investors for funding.
Registration will cost $50.
FREE FOR NORTHEASTERN FACULTY AND STUDENTS!
Here’s what happens during a Hackathon Weekend:
Dinner & Networking:
Get to know your new friends. Meet the people you’ll be working with.
Choose Your Project:
From the top projects – Choose which one you’ll work on over the weekend.
60 Seconds to Pitch:
Got an idea? You’ve got 1 minute to pitch in front of the group.
Build a Team:
Whether it’s your idea or someone else’s, you’ll create a cross-functional team to work with over the weekend.
Learn from the Best
Local mentors will be coming in throughout the event to coach you through the hard problems.
Get to Work
We’ve got the resources and support in place to make things happen in a short period of time. You’ll be responsible for everything from finding customers to building your product. We’ll be here to help when you need it.
Present in Front of Panel Judges
The culmination of the weekend. You’ll have 5 minutes to present the product or service you built to the crowd and a panel of experts.
Watch the other teams present and celebrate all the work you’ve done. Get the opportunity to talk to judges and mingle with mentors.
- 1st place $500
- 2nd place: $250
- 3rd place: $100
Each of the top 3 winners will also have access to a mentoring network that will support them in their venture.