Submissions Sought for Up to $200,000 in Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery Business Funding

Third Round of Mid-Atlantic Entrepreneurship Program Begins August 22

Article ID: 622118

Released: 15-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Salisbury University

Newswise — SALISBURY, MD---Applications are being accepted for the third round of funding through Salisbury University’s Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery entrepreneurship program beginning Friday, August 22.

Business startups throughout the mid-Atlantic are eligible to apply for their share of $200,000. Selected entrepreneurs will have the chance to present their proposals to the program’s advisory board for consideration Friday, October 24, at SU’s Perdue Hall. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 22.

During the first round, participants will pitch their business ideas to the board. Those chosen to move on to the second round will have the opportunity to make more in-depth presentations. Entrepreneurs selected for funding will be assigned seasoned business mentors to help guide their startup or expansion.

The Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery program is a $1 million, five-year initiative to assist entrepreneurs and help them create new jobs in the community. It is administered through SU’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business.

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