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
$75K in 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.