2019 GW New Venture Competition

The GW New Venture Competition provides GW students, faculty, staff and alumni with a real-world educational experience in developing, testing, and launching their own startup ventures. The competition is the 9th largest business plan competition in the country! The competition is now in it's 11th year. Stay updated here for more updates regarding the 2019 GW New Venture Competition.

2019 GW New Venture Competition Application is now OPEN!

It’s time to compete for over $300,000 in prizes and launch your idea!

Whether you’re a GW entrepreneur or a dreamer with a startup, business, or social purpose idea, our competition has a route for you. Join the world of innovation, go all in, and don’t look back. We're here to help you along the way.
The GW New Venture Competition will teach you how to refine your innovative idea, how to pitch to real investors, and will provide funding to help get your idea off of the ground. You will also gain access to a wealth ofresources such as mentorship, workshops, business model coaching, social entrepreneurship education, access to our dedicated and passionate GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship team, and more! 
Applications are due February 6, 2019, at 1:00 PM EST, but why wait? Your time to start is now.


Missed out on attending last year's NVC? Check out the highlights below!