Announcing the Texas Region 2017 HBS Alumni New Venture Competition
The HBS Alumni New Venture Competition is back and is open to all HBS alumni as a launch pad for innovative new ventures, providing access and exposure to potential investors, mentors and advisers. Applications just came out in November.
This year the top 5 Texas Region entrants will be invited to Dallas in February to participate in a pitch event where a panel of judges will select the top venture for entry into the Global Competition. Last year our winner Julia Cheek of EverlyWell came in Runner up in the Global Competition winning $25,000. During this event, Regional finalists will have additional exposure to investors, business partners and our entrepreneurial community. The winner will receive regional recognition and will continue to the HBS Global Finals where they will have a chance at:
$75,000 1st place cash prize
$25,000 Runner up cash prize
$5,000 Crowd favorite cash prize
The application deadline is January 17, 2017.
For additional details and application information please visit the www.alumni.hbs.edu/nvc
The competition is open to businesses that have:
- At least one HBS grad on the executive team
- Raised no more than $1.5 million in capital/debt
- Annual revenues under $2 million
- Alumni need not reside in the Texas Region to compete in the Texas
- Region competition (any alumnus can apply to any region’s competition)
The members of our Texas Region Steering Committee are available to help answer questions on the application
The Texas Region Steering Committee
Andres Fabris-Dallas firstname.lastname@example.org
Jon Langbert-Dallas email@example.com
Brian Buffington-Dallas firstname.lastname@example.org
Rohit Mahajan-Houston email@example.com
Prashanth Chandrasekar-San Antonio firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Stevenson-Austin email@example.com
Feel free to reach out to get questions answered.