Spark Bowl Starts

Wednesday, December 11th
Doors open at 5:30
competition starts at 6:00 in the auditorium

Delaware Valley University (DelVal), its Small Business and Entrepreneurship Center (SBEC) and the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) announce their first annual competition for entrepreneurs, innovative businesses and nonprofit organizations. Teams will address social, consumer or business-oriented challenges in and around Bucks County.

As part of DelVal’s experiential learning program, DVU student teams will work with final contestants to prepare for the competition under the guidance of DelVal faculty and SBEC advisors.

Contestants and their student teams will present their pitches on December 11. Prize money will be awarded to support the growth of the winning team’s idea. The top three student teams will also be eligible for cash prizes. The contest will be judged by experienced investors who have a desire to support innovation and economic growth and prosperity within the local community.

Contestant Prizes

  • First Prize - $13,500
  • Second Prize - $6,750
  • Third Prize - $2,250

Student Team Prizes

  • First Prize - $3,000
  • Second Prize - $2,000
  • Third Prize - $1,000

Competition Entry Packet

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Undergraduate Visit Opportunity

Prospective students, especially those interested in the School of Business & Humanities are invited to join us at Spark Bowl. Register today.