Polsky New Venture Challenge 2020 – Phase I Submission Window (Deadline Jan 30)
Date(s) - October 29, 2019 - January 30, 2020
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Polsky New Venture Challenge 2020
Launched in 1996, the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) is recognized as one of the top-ranked accelerator programs in the nation. Through the NVC, the Polsky Center has graduated more than 230 startup companies and created thousands of jobs for the economy. NVC startups have achieved more than $13 billion in mergers and exits, and include household names such as Grubhub, Braintree/Venmo, and Simple Mills. The Rattan L. Khosa First-Place Prize, in addition to other specialized prizes and awards, are announced at the Polsky Innovation Showcase immediately following the finals.
Each time must have at least one currently registered student from the University of Chicago as an active member of the team. The deadline for the Phase I Submission is January 30, 2020. For more information, visit https://polsky.uchicago.edu/programs-events/new-venture-challenge/nvc/prepare-and-apply/.
The NVC Finals will be held on Thursday, June 6 in Chicago, Illinois.