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Northwestern University Venture Challenge

What is NU Venture Challenge?

As Northwestern’s premier business pitch competition, NUVC challenges you to build the future. We reward the most innovative and promising student startups with capital and mentorship so your ideas will become real, grow, and make an impact. Where others see impossibility, you see opportunity - that is what we celebrate.

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Schedule of Events

May 2nd, 2-5pm Semifinals
June 2nd, 6-9pm Finals


Check back on Monday March 14th to apply online!

Who can apply?

All undergraduate, graduate and postdoc students (including Feinberg residents) currently attending Northwestern University are eligible to apply. At least one member of every team must currently study at Northwestern University in one of the undergraduate- or graduate-level schools at the time of the competition. Each team must have at least one Northwestern student on the management team of the business (i.e. teams only meet the Northwestern affiliation requirement if at least one of the said Northwestern student(s) are represented on the management team).

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