Critically acclaimed ABC reality show Shark Tank is headed to Denver South! On Tuesday, May 24 small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their business concepts for a chance to appear on the show.
The casting call will be hosted by Comcast Business, a Denver South Company. “We are thrilled to collaborate with ‘Shark Tank’ and give our customers and local entrepreneurs the chance to get their businesses off of the ground,” said Shawn Adamson, vice president, Mountain West Region for Comcast Business. Comcast Corporation has its largest presence outside of Philidelphia in Denver South.
Comcast Business will be providing additional amenities at the casting call including free Wi-Fi, charging stations for wireless devices and a lounge area where attendees can network with other local entrepreneurs.
The casting call will be held at the XFINITY store in Centennial, located at 8222 S. Yosemite Street. The first 500 entrepreneurs in line are guaranteed the opportunity to pitch their ideas to the Shark Tank casting team. To learn more about the casting call, click here.
It’s no surprise that producers chose to host a casting call in Denver South, as the Corridor is a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. Through a strong emphasis on Smart Cities technology and both virtual and physical connectivity, the Denver South Economic Development Partnership aims to modernize and future-proof the Corridor’s competitiveness.
In a region predominately filled with advanced industries including aerospace, IT, engineering and healthcare, high tech startups thrive in Denver South. According to CBRE’s Colorado Tech Book 2016, Denver South has approximately 2.2 million square feet of tech office space, one-quarter of all tech square footage in the Metro Denver Area. Additionally, a highly educated workforce and the highest density of engineers per capita in the nation make Denver South the ideal place to locate high tech startups.
Additionally, a highly educated workforce and the highest density of engineers per capita in the nation make Denver South the ideal place to locate high tech startups. Some of the Denver South Region’s thriving and fast growing startups include Cool Planet, Boom and PeakMed.