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Hen House Picks Best of 18 Startup Pitches

Lisa Sheeran, Hen House’s Director Determines Who Wins Cash and Services Join Hen House Ventures on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:00am to see a live pitch event where the final 18 companies go toe-to-toe to win the cash prizes and notoriety. This event will be live-streamed so the public can watch the companies compete.  […]

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Online Open Pitch Competition for Innovative Startups

$7,500 in cash prizes awarded to top startups who are making a difference. Hen House Ventures is a proud sponsor of BoomStartup’s 2021 Open Pitch Competition. This online program is open to all founders, innovators, and startups who have earned less than $250K in the past year, and who are also making a difference in […]

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Meet Lisa Sheeran, Director at Hen House Ventures

Lisa Sheeran Happy New Year! I am happy to announce my new role as Director at Hen House Ventures after serving as Communications Director for the past two years. I’ve known and worked with Tara Spalding, Hen House Ventures’ Founder and President, from our early days in tech. At Hen House we work with founders […]

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How Does TAM, SAM, SOM Define Market Sizing for a Business?

Every entrepreneur is asked the basic question, “How big can this business get?” and the response must be persuasive and calculated. The answer delivers the market size and the potential revenue that the business can attain if the market is fully captured and turned into paid customers. This is a very compelling component of a […]

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Find Your Voice Video Interview with Quinn Conyers

Creating business opportunities is a journey; and oftentimes women, minorities, or others who are marginalized are starting entrepreneurism at a disadvantage due to various reasons. There are many business impacting pressures that are uncontrollable, but there are even more aspects that can be controlled, yet oftentimes women don’t see or understand how it affects us […]

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Rising Stars and Startups In Utah

On Monday, October 26, 2020 three impressive Utah based and created companies competed against each other in a 4-minute verbal pitch (yes, no slides!) competition for $10,000 in cash prizes. But, the money wasn’t the most impressive part of the competition, it was the stage that they were on and the audience who were watching […]

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Deck to Deal Provides Entrepreneurs a Self-Paced Investor Pitch Deck Education and Creation Toolkit

Deck to Deal helps entrepreneurs prepare for investor pitches. Learn More Educational material covering 20 business aspects that investors care about Example slides from funded pitches explaining the investment opportunity succinctly Do’s and Don’ts when pitching to investors 100 + pre-formatted, customizable MSFT PPTX templates Online, self-paced material and downloadable toolkits Introducing Deck To Deal, […]

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Introducing College Counseling Elevated

Hen House Honored to Guide a New Company and Offering Launch for College Counseling Elevated With great honor, Hen House Ventures is proud to announce College Counseling Elevated. This company has been in the idea-stage for a long time, but then the entrepreneurs kicked into gear after Hen House Ventures gave the two co-founders, Michelle […]

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Flattening The Dip

Resources For Utahns, Startups, and Small Business Communities To Combat The Economic Downturn “Flattening the Dip” has now been said to me several times in the last 24-hours, as it’s the new theme among the business leaders on what we must do. This brilliant catchphrase originates from Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt […]

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Incubators and Accelerators

What is best for your startup? Incubators, Accelerators, Startup Academies, or Mentoring Communities? Here in Utah, leveraging several resources can be advantageous. Early-stage startups often need guidance and input on how to grow their ideas and businesses to succeed. Luckily here in Utah, there’s a thriving community of experts that can provide ad-hoc and proven […]

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