Over half a million dollars in prizes
Build your ideas, engage with experts, and journey to the finals.
Win $500,000 in cash and prizes.
In cash prizes to multiple winners
10 specialty prizes are up for grabs
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.
In 2021, we are awarding over $500,000 in prizes, which include $150,000 in cash to the winners.
The competition is open to every GW student the chance to compete in one of three tracks: New Ventures, Technology Ventures, and Social Ventures.
Whether you’re enrolled in a degree program full-time or part-time, undergrad or graduate, or an international student, you can be a part of the GW NVC! No prior experience is necessary.
Find out what it's like to participate by watching the NVC Experience Video.