Taking first place in the University of Delaware’s 2015 Hen Hatch startup funding competition helped SimUCare team members – UD nursing faculty members Amy Cowperthwait and Heiddy DiGregorio and alumni Amy Bucha and Robert Tilly – gain the confidence they needed to further their business ventures.

“We now had validation from the business community that we had a viable business idea,” said Cowperthwait, SimUCare creator and CEO, whose team won the competition’s alumni, faculty and staff track. “That validation started with the mentoring we received and the momentum gave us the confidence to keep going.” Read the full article on UDaily.

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