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Alumni New Venture Challenge Kick-Off Webinar - October 10, 2019

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Please join us for this Kick-off webinar to learn more about the The Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC), how to apply, the program format, benefits, and more.

The ANVC track is the fifth track of the Polsky Center’s nationally-ranked Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge. The Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC) is open to all University of Chicago alumni who are in the process of launching and developing their startup ventures. The ANVC will take place in six regions: East Coast, Midwest, West Coast, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. It follows a similar phased timeline that is found in all tracks of the existing NVC. Semifinals will be hosted in each local region and the finals will be held in Chicago on Thursday, April 23, 2020.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Venture must be led by an alum of the University of Chicago as of application date
  • Venture must be original and have commercial promise
  • Venture must be a for-profit enterprise
  • Venture must not have participated in any of the NVC tracks
  • Venture must have less than $1M USD in annual revenue
  • Venture must not have raised more than $1M USD in total debt/invested equity
  • Venture must be less than 5 years old
  • Incorporation of venture is preferred at time of application

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES:

  • Alums may submit their application to only one participating region
  • Alums may submit multiple companies
  • Venture is not eligible to apply to any other track of the NVC in the same year

Additional details and eligibility requirements can be found at ChicagoNVC.com. >>

A Webex webinar link for the info session will be provided the week before to all webinar registrants.

Questions: Please contact Hannah Mannino, hannah.mannino@chicagobooth.edu




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