Non-Cash Prizes


Over $300K in Non-Cash Prizes Awarded to Over 35 Teams

Money isn’t the only thing needed to help a new business grow! You have the opportunity to win non-cash prizes from business leaders and creatives in our community, such as legal services, marketing, app development, coworking opportunities, and graphic design. Take advantage of every resource available by competing for these great opportunities!


Technological Support

This will help you refine your idea and get expert advice




ThinkNimble is a software development company that works with startups and socially focused businesses. Our job is to help you build modern technology to realize your organization's vision. We do that by providing an authentic and honest perspective about how technology can impact your business goals.










Marketing Strategy

Iron out your marketing strategy to get that first customer or refine your brand. 



Social Driver

Digital strategy consulting session. One awarded team will win a digital strategy session with key members of Social Driver's award-winning team of strategists and creatives. 


GW Integrative Medicine 

GW Integrative Medicine Podcast from the Office of Integrative Medicine & Health. Podcast Sponsorship Package: 4 podcast episodes (to be used within 2 years of receipt)




Consulting / Training

This will help you refine your idea and get expert advice.

Consulting Training



SEED SPOT Launch Camp for one team: The SEED SPOT Launch Camp is designed for launch stage entrepreneurs. During the program, entrepreneurs gain access to our curriculum, receive support to work through the building blocks of their venture, gain access to mentors, and leave with a solid pitch.


Union Kitchen

Union Kitchen is a food business Accelerator. We build successful food businesses by empowering food founders with our ecosystem, roadmap, and expertise from launch to scale. Pitch feedback from our CEO and Founder, Cullen Gilchrist, and two months of full-time membership at our commercial Kitchen in Ivy City. 



Draper U

Offering 2 scholarships ($6,000 each) to a 5-week long Hero Training Summer Program in Silicon Valley July 6 to August 10. Learn from venture capitalists and entrepreneurs that will help you go from an idea to a product ready to pitch to investors. 




Co-Working Space

This will help with team cohesion, event planning, and immerse you in the entrepreneurship community.



Studio by Tishman Speyer

Receive membership for 6 months. Private squads are perfect for teamwork. Collaborate with colleagues in exceptional offices sized just for you, and take advantage of shared amenities including conference room, lounge, and pantry access.


Open Gov Hub

Hot Desk Membership for one social impact-focused team for up to 6 months. This includes a variety of professional support services, 24/7 part-time access to shared workspace, free meeting spaces, professional development programming and more!


Hera Hub

Full-time co-working membership for a team up to 4 for 6 months. Includes use of conference rooms and access to member events as well as Hera Hub's personalized 90-day on-boarding process and personal mentoring from Hera Hub CEO, Julia Westfall.




Legal Advice

You might not think of it now, but legal advice is critical to properly launch a business. Luckily we have some great resources for you.  



Blank Rome Legal Services

Two awards of legal services, which could include assistance with company formation, intellectual property (IP) protection, or other services to be agreed upon.


Martin A. Schultz & Associates

Three awards of 30 hours of general and transaction counsel legal services which will include entity structuring, agreement drafting and transaction negotiating.




See Full List of Non-Cash Prizes


*The GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship has full discretion concerning how, to whom, and if the prizes and awards are distributed.