Northwestern University VentureCat Competition – Application Window

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Date(s) - March 30, 2020 - April 10, 2020
All Day

Kellogg Global Hub


Photo of a VentureCat finals event at Northwestern University.

Northwestern University VentureCat Competition

VentureCat is an event and showcase celebrating Northwestern’s most promising student-founded startups. The event culminates with a pitch competition in which over $250,000 in prize money is distributed to student ventures. VentureCat is a collaborative event at Northwestern, including efforts through The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Kellogg School of Management, the Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center and The Garage.

  • Mar 30, 2020: Applications open
  • Apr 10, 2020: Applications close — please check website
  • Apr 20, 2020: Semifinalists notified & announced
  • Apr 21, 2020: Semifinalist Kickoff
  • May 20, 2020: Finals Showcase*
    *Held via livestream unless on-campus events are resumed.

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