The Diamond Challenge Pitch Event Partner Application 2019-2020 

Diamond Challenge
Applications are due no later than Friday, June 21 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

For further questions or comments regarding the Pitch Event Partner application process, please contact Diamond Challenge Program Coordinator Rachel Strauss via email at 
Applicant Information

Organization Information

Organization Mailing Address

Pitch Event Information

Social Media

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  1. Facebook Page
  2. Facebook Community Group
  3. Instagram
  4. LinkedIn
  5. Twitter
  6. Website

Organization Social Media Outlets

Please paste the URLs for your organization's media outlets if applicable. 

Applicant Social Media Outlets

Please paste the URL for your personal Facebook profile if applicable. 

Application Questions

Competition Track Interest
First year Diamond Challenge Pitch Event Partners are able to host one track. 

The business innovation track focuses on the development and validation of new business models for generating revenue and profit. 

The social innovation track focuses on the development of new social impact models that may include revenue-generating nonprofit organizations and mission-driven for-profit ventures. 

The Diamond Challenge Team provides $2,500 of in-kind support per season. The following information provides an overview of the in-kind support package.

The Diamond Challenge has limited financial resources available to support official partners. If applicants do not seek funding, it is more likely they will become a partner. 

The following information provides an overview of expectations associated with becoming an official Diamond Challenge Pitch Event Partner. 

Applicants selected as official partners will sign a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship's Diamond Challenge.