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The Hatch is transforming the entrepreneurial curriculum in the College of Business at BGSU.  Touted as a best practice by the accreditation team reviewing the college, this program is being recognized worldwide. Nearly $500,000 has been committed to student startups by alumni investors in the four years since the program's inception. Similar in format to "Shark Tank," students pitch business ideas to Falcon Investors in front of a live audience of thousands.

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Students ‘Hatch’ entrepreneurial ideas

Students ‘Hatch’ entrepreneurial ideas

In the spirit of "Shark Tank," 11 student entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to alumni investors during The Hatch on April 7, 2016 at Bowling Green State University.  Developed by The Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at BGSU, the competition delivers a unique experience for both the student and the audience. New this year, students could apply as teams, both undergraduates and graduate students could apply, and an incubation funding opportunity was added to help students refine their business models. Read More