Four businesses competed in a 'shark tank' with a panel composed of business experts:
Ernest ‘Sammy’ Congo - Congo Funeral Homes
Jeff Flynn - Director of Economic Development for the City of Wilmington
Lynne Howard – CEO, Lynne Howard Consulting
Ken Anderson - Director, Entrepreneurial & Small Business Support (DEDO)
April 4, 2017
Commemorating the establishment of the Launcher program, 24 Launcher businesses participated in a trade show attended by 200 guests and elected officials. The evening was moderated by former First Lady Carla Markell.
Speakers included: County Executive Matt Meyer Mayor Michael S. Purzycki & Governor John C. Carney
Fifteen-year-old Nasai Oliver, founder of Myster Lemonade, took home the prize: one year membership with the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce and $500 in services from Popdot Signs & Graphics.