Attend The 2020 Finals




Attend the NVC Finals

Thursday,   April 16th 

GW's Jack Morton Auditorium                                805 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

5 pm - Doors open                                6 pm - Program begins  

After Party immediately following (Open to all GW students and NVC attendees)

Attend the Finals

Amazing GW Student Pitches

Berg Bites


Prepare to be living on the edge of your seat during our final round of the competition!

You will hear from amazing GW student entrepreneurs, social innovations, and the next generation of changemakers on stage.

They need your support, and you will be blown away by their innovations!


Vote for the $10K Audience Choice Award Winner

Vote - 10K Audience Choice Award

GW NVC Audience Choice Voting Website

When you’re in the audience, you’re a judge, too.

You will have the ability to vote from your smartphone to select the Audience Choice Award Winner.

This team will receive $10K in cash prizes, and you will have a part in bringing your favorite venture to life!

The After Party (Open to all GW students and NVC attendees)

After Party


Let's get social!

Don't just come to watch the inspirational pitches, meet and mingle with the participants, GW community members, and experienced entrepreneurs!

It's going to be a blast, don't be the one to miss it. #MadeatGW 

This event begins immediately after the 2020 New Venture Competition (NVC).





Marvin Center, Grand Hall, 800 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052



Our Keynotes, Not Your Everyday Speakers 


Tim Hwang, Founder and CEO, FiscalNote

During the Finals, we will have phenomenal keynote speakers who will bring their knowledge and expertise to share with the audience and the competitors.

Check out our 2019 keynote, Tim Hwang, Founder and CEO of FiscalNote, and prepare to receive incredible nuggets of wisdom from this superstar!



Get Involved with NVC

We’re always on the lookout for judges, mentors, and coaches to help our teams along the way and rally alongside them during the competition. If you’re interested, don’t hesitate to reach out to us

See cash prizes

See Last Year's Winners

If thousands in cash prizes don’t pique your interest, you need an extra cup of coffee. Find out who won and took home top prizes from last year's NVC. 

No Knap

Over a Decade of Successes

Our past competitors and champions have gone on to do incredible work. Find out more about our winners from the last few years, and learn from their example.