Carnegie Mellon Venture Challenge


The Carnegie Mellon Venture Challenge is an annual undergraduate only business plan competition. This year's competition will feature $12,000 in prizes and is sponsored by Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, The Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association, and CMU's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

The deadline to apply is March 18th. The application process requires teams to submit an executive summary of their idea. Finalists will be notified at the end of the week and the final round will be held on Carnegie Mellon's campus on April 5thwhere they will present their business plans to a panel of judges. 

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Competition Organizer

Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association

*International Event*

*Available in all states*

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Canada
Who's Eligible

The Carnegie Mellon Venture Challenge is open to all undergraduate students. There are no restrictions on major, school, or location.

Important Dates

March 18th - Deadline to apply 
April 5th - Finalist presentations

Competition Prizes

$12,000 in cash and legal services