Shark Tank with OSU Advantage Accelerator

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Shark Tank with OSU Advantage Accelerator

Time: January 14, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Corvallis Sports Park
Street: 175 SW Twin Oaks Circle
City/Town: Corvallis
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Phone: 541-368-5205
Event Type: pubtalk
Organized By: Betty Nickerson
Latest Activity: Jan 14

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Event Description

Join us for a local rendition of Shark Tank with Staff from the OSU Advantage Accelerator. Best ideas will automatically be a finalist for acceptance into the accelerator.

5 minute pitch. 5 minutes of advice. Live and in-person. 

This is your opportunity to get everything you've ever needed to make your idea successful.  Also available is possible access to the Hardware Accelerator Development Package.  If you have a hardware idea, this is a good place to pitch it.


The best ideas are guaranteed to be a finalist with the OSU's Advantage Accelerator for acceptance into the January 2014 program.  Hardware Ideas can also get into the Makers Space with RelianceCM.


Do you have what it takes to become the next big start-up? 

Apply To Pitch


Don't have an innovation? Ever wonder what's happening in your local start-up community?

  • Come watch local entrepreneurs fight for the chance to be the next big start-up;
  • Listen to pitches and feedback to get advice on how to start a business; 
  • Meet local business owners, Corvallis Economic Development Officers, and OSU Advantage Accelerator Staff.
  • Get involved in local business and meet new and existing entrepreneurs. 

Participation Details

  • Reply with details by email under "Apply to Pitch"
  • Include a description of your tech innovation or start-up. No more than 1 page.Tell us what value your innovation will provide to the customer. Why is it unique? Do you have a commercialization plan? What is it?
  • Submission deadline is January 7th at 5:00pm PST
  • Participants are required to prepare their pitch by January 14th to present live and in-person with the Accelerator team.

For more information on the Advantage Accelerator 


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Food will be served.  The new location, Corvallis Sports Park, has 18 great beers on tap along with other beverages.

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Comment by TD Morris on December 25, 2013 at 4:04pm

MxBiotech is IN! Cheers!

Comment by Alan Deitch on December 12, 2013 at 8:45pm
Cool idea Betty! Plan to attend
Comment by William Ray Ford on December 12, 2013 at 4:41pm
great idea. I am sure some of the newer BEC start ups will want a piece of this. I will get the word out and encourage them to apply. Thanks for promoting the startup/innovation ecosystem.It takes all of us.

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WIN is focused on helping the small and mid-sized traded sector companies grow and be profitable.

We will work with other groups to help the business ecosystem.  These groups include Willamette Angel Conference, OSU Venture Accelerator, City of Corvallis Economic Development, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, Technology Association of Oregon along with others.

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