More than 200 years ago, the du Pont family chose Delaware as a great place to invent, create and transform, helping to establish a unique culture of innovation. Today, Delaware is home to many innovative breakthroughs in bioscience, chemistry, advanced materials, agriculture, and financial & business services.
The inaugural neoFest will extend Delaware's legacy as the First State by bringing people together and shining a spotlight on all things innovative and new - particularly startups and disruptive technologies - and driving the conditions for a thriving culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Join us for this multi-faceted event that celebrates innovation and entrepreneurs.
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WHEN: May 7, 2020
WHERE: Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware
The strength of Delaware is its small size and collaborative spirit. A group of partner organizations - including the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, Delaware Innovation Space, Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance, New Castle County Innovates and University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship – are investing key personnel and other resources to establish neoFest as a catalyzing component of Delaware’s innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystem. Learn more about how these partners coalesce to form an ecosystem unique to Delaware.
The 3rd Annual Entrepreneurial Summit at neoFest is a conference focused on best practices for startups, social entrepreneurs, corporate innovations and intrapreneurship.
A new seed funding competition and acceleration program to help drive commercialization of new technologies.
A showcase of new technologies, products and services developed by startups, established businesses, large companies and social ventures. Apply to showcase your organization, its innovators and innovations.
Juried matchmaking sessions connecting early stage, investment ready startups with angel, venture capital and corporate venture investors.
A nationally prominent keynote speaker, final pitches from the University of Delaware's 2020 Hen Hatch competition and awards presentation.
A fun- and music-filled after party to close out the day's celebrations and continue networking into the evening.
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