The Lehigh Valley's own version of "Shark Tank" has picked a winner.

StartUp Lehigh Valley is a pitch competition for PA entrepreneurs designed to showcase innovation happening in our community and support the next generation of local business leaders.

Nicole Chinnici's "Organtick" all-natural tick repellent earned the $5,000 top prize in Wednesday night's episode of "StartUp Lehigh Valley."

She also got $1,000 for winning the audience award.

The live pitch competition show was hosted at the Factory LLC in Bethlehem.

Ten local start-ups competed for various cash prizes.

Penn State Lehigh Valley Launch Box offered its services to all contestants.

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