App-IT-Up (UPenn-affiliated, bi-annual)


A mobile application idea challenge designed to gather the best app ideas from the Penn community and connect them with the funding and technical expertise necessary to make them a reality. 

Hen Hatch

Address:Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, 303 Alfred Lerner Hall, Newark, DE 19716

Hen Hatch is the University of Delaware’s premier startup funding competition. It provides entrepreneurial students, alumni, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to make connections and collect feedback on their ideas while competing for startup cash and prizes totaling $100,000.

SPARK Challenge

Phone:(267) 417-4778
Address:37 West Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087

The Spark Challenge works with entrepreneurial teams that have technically and commercially validated concepts (typically post accelerator stage). Their final stage interventions encourage these teams towards investor readiness.