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A New Castle County Chamber

of Commerce Initiative

And the finalists are...

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Friday September 28, 2018

11:30 am - 2:00 pm


The Grand

818 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

$25.00 per registration

​Seats to the luncheon are limited.  Be sure to register TODAY!

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tWELVE Startup companies submitted pitcheD for this year’s Swim with the Sharks Pitch Competition—now in its 6th year and with a Grand Prize totaling over $10,000 in cash and serviceS. CHECK OUT ALL THE SUBMISSIONS HERE.

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The Emerging Enterprise Center required participants to submit a 5-page business plan and a pitch showcasing their company.  Submissions were received from a wide range of businesses and judged by a jury composed of judges from business leaders from the business community. Judging was based on multiple criteria, including clarity of message, value proposition, clear go to market strategy, and pitching skills. The finalists were contacted and announced on Friday, August 31. They are:

1. D150 Fueling, a startup company that is an on-site fleet fueling company. They have created a fueling program tailored to a company's fleets' needs and desires. They offer Ultra-Low-Sulfur Diesel, Biodiesel and Off-Road Diesel. Companies can manage all your purchased diesel products through the user-friendly portal by FuelCloud. 

2. SAS Nanotechnologies, LLC, is developing an environmentally friendly and self-healing anticorrosive coatings for applications in variety of industries such as oil and gas, construction, industrial, containers, machinery etc. They have developed a proprietary, patent pending anticorrosive coating technology for corrosive inhibition. Their anticorrosive coatings not only prevent corrosion of metal effectively, but also heal and protect the metal from corrosion in case of scratch/damage on the surface.

3. Smart Kidz Club, is an EdTech company with an mission to simplify reading for both parent and children by making quality ebooks and resources highly engaging, easily accessible and affordable to all parents. Smart Kidz Club is an innovative platform that creates orginal, currently relevant, and unique educational content design to interact and engage with the large and growing majority of the new generation of kids in teh ages of 1 and 11 years that is using and has access to mobile devices.

​The winner of the Grand Prize over $10,000 in cash and services will be selected at the Emerging Enterprise Luncheon at the Grand, Studio 1 on September 28, 2018 where all three finalists present a live pitch. 

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