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Deac Tank Competition - featuring Shark Tank stars!

Join the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and the E-Society for the inaugural DEAC TANK Competition!

DEAC TANK is a Shark Tank-style competition where Deacon Springboard student entrepreneurs pitch their ventures live in front of judges in hopes of gaining valuable feedback and monetary prizes to take their concepts to the next level.  Judges will evaluate the ideas presented and choose the top three teams to receive additional funding to grow their company. 

The first annual DEAC TANK will feature special speakers, Michael and Laura Dweck, co-founders of Basic Outfitters and recent stars on the hit TV show, Shark Tank! Michael and Laura will discuss starting their business, life after Shark Tank, and priceless tips for how students can start their own businesses.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Benson University Center, 401
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

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Speakers, Special Events, Next Week at Wake


Academics, Academic Centers / Institutes, Center for Entrepreneurship

Target Audience

Alumni, Faculty, Parents/Guests, Staff, Students, First-Year Students, Prospective Students



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