NVC Student Business Track Updates

The Business Track of the New Venture Competition provides a unique opportunity for students to put entrepreneurship principles into practice with an integrative learning experience. Whether you are a winner of prizes, go on to implement your proposed new venture idea, or simply take advantage of the learning and apply it later in your career, we guarantee the Competition will be an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience. We look forward to understanding more about your idea, hearing your pitch, and providing you with some valuable feedback along the way.


Key Steps

  1. Optional: Receive Early-Stage Feedback. Get a head start with some feedback on your venture idea from NVC B-Track Judges. To recive Early Stage Feedback, register by the Early Deadline - Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12 noon EST.  Learn More .
  2. Register. Registrations for the New Venture Competition Student Business Track 2018-19 are now open!.

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    The final deadline to register to participate in Super Saturday and submit your pitch deck is Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12 noon EST. Make sure all of your information (such as team name and team members is up to date).
  3. Pitch your plan on super saturday . Seize the unique opportunity to gain invaluable feedback and exposure in a supportive experience on the NVC Super Saturday - March 30, 2019. All registered teams present on Super Saturday (Round 1 of NVC's Business Track). Semi-finalists will be chosen to compete in the second round.See the Scoring Rubric.
  4. Semi finalists only.Revised deck and optional pitch/demo videos are due Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 12 noon EST.
  5. Finalists Only. Revised deck are due Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 12 noon EST.
  6. All HBS students: Attend the nvc finale. Finalists present to a panel of judges on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 and a winner and runner-up for each of the three tracks will be announced that afternoon at the Finale.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

  • Nov12
    • 12 Nov 2019
    • Both Tracks
    • Deadline

    NVC Student Tracks Open for Applications

    • 12 Nov 2019
    • Both Tracks
    • Event

    NVC Kick-Off & Team Building Mixer

    Join us at the NVC Kick-Off to learn more about this entrepreneurial journey, hear student pitches, and network and socialize with entrepreneurs from across Harvard. Register to attend the kick-off and sign up (by November 4) to pitch.

  • Jan29
    • 29 Jan 2020
    • Both Tracks
    • Deadline

    NVC Early Registration Deadline

    This is the early registration deadline for both Student Business and SE tracks. 

    If you want to receive a written feedback from experts on your venture idea, then apply by this deadline under student business track.

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