The rules are simple. At Hatch presenters have five minutes to pitch in front of judges and a live audience for the chance to win a $2,000 award and be selected as a semi finalist for the final Hatch. The audience has a chance to evaluate and vote for their favorite idea alongside the judges. Beyond the prize money, this is your chance to get the business idea that has been rattling around in your head, out in front of a supportive investors, businesses, and community members. Hatch events are fun, highly social and inspirational.
The winners from each regional Hatch event will pitch at the Hatch finale for $5,000 cash and other business services.
April 10th, 2018 - Submissions deadline for the first Hatch event in each regionApril 13th, 2018 - Applicants are informed if they have been selected to pitch
2018 Timeline:May | Hatch Regional EventsJuly | Hatch Regional EventsSeptember | Hatch Regional EventsNovember | Hatch Regional Finales
* If you have not been selected to pitch you do not need to reapply as you are still eligible for future events* Due to the amount of submissions we will not be able to have individual conciliation with applicants