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The GW New Venture Competition (NVC) provides every GW student, faculty, staff, and alumni with a real-world educational experience in developing, testing, and launching their own startups, business, and social ventures. The competition is open to every GW student in one of five tracks: Consumer Goods and Services, Business Goods and Services, Social Innovation, Healthcare and Life Sciences, and Explorer

In 2022, we awarded nearly $500K in prizes, which include $128K in cash to the winners.

Applications are due January 29, 2023, at 11:59 pm ET.

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The Process

Know the NVC Timeline and Your Journey to the Finals

 

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Round 1

Bring Your Idea 

Applications Close 1/29

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Semi-Finals

Refine Your Concept 

Business Summary /
Business Model Canvas Due 2/26

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Finals

Pitch Your Venture

Pitch on 4/12 and 4/13

 

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Bring your idea, refine your concept, and pitch your venture

$400K

Nearly half a million dollars in prizes

$128K

In cash prizes to multiple winners

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Specialty and in-kind prizes up for grabs!

 

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