Cash Prizes


Frontier Tech Prize

The Rock Center in collaboration with the HBS Digital, Health Care, and Business and Environment Initiatives are excited to announce the inaugural year for the Frontier Technology Prize within the Student Business Track of the HBS New Venture Competition.You can select to be considered for this prize while regitering for NVC Business Track.
Click here to learn more about it.

In Kind Prizes


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Amazon Web Services Activate Credit

The AWS Activate program provides startups with the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS, including credits that can be used towards AWS products, services, training, and support.

HubSpot for Startups

HubSpot for Startups offer their program designed specifically to help startups grow and scale better, and faster - at a startup-friendly cost!

Google Cloud for Startups

All semi-finalist teams will be eligible for the Spark Package and will receive $20,000 in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase Credits*, good for 12 months.


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Legal Services

Foley and Hoag will provide in-kind legal services for the two winning teams that will equate to $37,000 in services and will be available for the winning teams to use for up to one year from the time of the 2014 Competition.

Grand Prize $25,000
Runner Up $12,500
Total $37,000

Long-term space in the Harvard Innovation Lab

Awardees in the New Venture Competition are extended an offer to have one of the limited number of dedicated space allocations in the Harvard Innovation Lab. Awarded space will be to Harvard affiliated startup ventures for a 12 week period during the summer.

Fast Track Opportunities