Get Involved

The GW New Venture Competition has been fostering the growth of hundreds of startups since 2009. We believe in paying it forward and preparing entrepreneurs for success.

There are numerous opportunities for community involvement within the competition, including sponsoring, mentoring and judging.

Become a Sponsor

Learn about the sponsorship levels we offer and how you can play a major role in the competition. 

If you would like to give a gift to the GW New Venture Competition, please follow the link here.

Provide Feedback as a Judge

Judges are a crucial part of the competition and your expertise can help to move the best teams forward.

Mentor a Team

Donate your time and talents to provide support and advice to a team in the competition.

Founding Sponsors

Rick Scott

Rick Scott is the 45th Governor of the State of Florida and has worked to cut taxes, pay down state debt and invest in education to grow opportunities for Florida families.

Annette Scott

As an avid reader, First Lady Annette Scott spends time visiting schools and libraries across Florida, encouraging children to read and write.