Entrepreneurs hoping to get their budding hemp business off the ground will have an opportunity to earn some startup capital at JAZ Tank: CannaVation. Hosted by Thomas Jefferson University and located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Shark Tank styled pitch event is offering a $10,000 prize, along with a free patent application and consulting services, to the most innovative hemp or cannabis related business. Runner-ups will receive a prize of $5,000 as well as a free patent application and consulting services. The event will take place on October 3, 2018 and the deadline to apply is August 13, 2018.

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