Cash Prizes



1st Wins $10K per Track

  • Winners selected from 3 tracks: tech, social, and new venture each win $10,000

  • 2nd place cash prize $5,000/track

  • 3rd place cash prize $3,500/track

  • 4th place cash prize $2,500/track

  • Prize money is to be used to fund the winning business or non-profit idea

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Take Home a Category Prize 

  • A total of $50K is awarded to multiple specialty category prize winners

  • Each of the category specialty prizes ranges from $2,500K-$10K each

  • Stand out in your category and win money to propel your biz forward


GW NVC Prizes

$5K+ Viewer's Choice Award

  • Winner selected from the 12 finalists

  • Anyone can vote, even people who cannot attend the competition in person. (This is when having friends on social media can pay off. #MadeAtGW)

  • Start promoting day one, and you could win the Viewer's Choice Award


Specialty Category Prizes


Blank Rome Best Undergraduate Prize: $5K


5K Prize

Treedom Viewer's Choice Award: $5K



Best Women's Entrepreneurship Prize: $5K



Quinn Prize for International & Social Entrepreneurship: $7,500



Best Veteran Venture: $5K


Med Tech Prize of $10,000

Best Medical Device Venture Prize: $10K



CirrusLabs Best Tech Prize: $7,500


COVID-19 Prize

Best MBSA Student Venture Team Prize: $5K




Best Food & Beverage Industry Prize: $5K












See All Cash Prizes and Requirements

*May be counted towards 1st place prize winner


Learn How to Get One Step Closer to Your Prizes

Learn how to get

2016, GW NVC Prize Winners

The prizes are awesome, we can’t lie, but there’s definitely some work and fun along the way!

In fact, we believe that the most valuable part of the experience is the process itself.

Learn how to apply and register for the competition, figure out your team structure, and read about the incredible support system you’ll gain throughout the next couple of months.


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