Hen Hatch

Hen Hatch is UD’s premier startup funding competition. Entrepreneurial students, alumni, faculty and staff make connections, collect feedback on ideas and compete for startup cash and prizes. Participants in Hen Hatch receive guidance, visibility, startup funding and in-kind services to help develop and improve their business concepts. More information is available on the Horn Entrepreneurship website.

An outline and suggestions for what to include in the submission are available on the application page for Hen Hatch.

Horn Program in Entrepreneurship Fall Open House


The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship, will be hosting a Fall Open House at the Venture Development Center on September 22, 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.  All UD faculty, staff and students are invited.

Refreshments will be served (UDairy at 1 and Jimmy John’s at 5).
Explore Horn Entrepreneurship academic programs and co-curricular activities, including:

  • entrepreneurship major
  • entrepreneurial studies minor
  • social entrepreneurship minor
  • MS in entrepreneurship & design
  • VentureOn
  • Summer Founders
  • First Step Grand Challenge
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Workshop Wednesday
  • Free Lunch Friday

And much more! Faculty, staff and students will be available to chat and the Venture Development Center will be open to tour.