McGinnis Venture Competition 2012

Description

We are excited to announce the McGinnis Venture Competition as a platform exclusively for Carnegie Mellon University’s global community of student entrepreneurs.

The McGinnis Venture Competition brings together Carnegie Mellon's best and brightest student entrepreneurs to compete for $60k in cash prizes. All participants receive priceless interaction with alumni entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, an opportunity to raise capital and valuable feedback on their ventures.

This multi-round competition will kick off in late November, starting with two virtual rounds and culminate in a final live round celebration in Pittsburgh on March 21-22, 2013.

Website

http://www.mcginnisventurecompetition.com/

Competition Organizer

David A. Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship

Local US Event
Pittsburgh, PA
Submission Date

11-29-2012

Awards Date

3-22-2013

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$60,000

Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Other
  • Specialized Industries
Who's Eligible

The McGinnis Venture Competition is open to all Carnegie Mellon University undergraduate and graduate students. The competition is for CMU student created, managed, and owned ventures.

A CMU student should be CEO, CTO or COO. Members of the student team should also own 50% or more of the equity allocated to all parties. Non-CMU students may be members of the venture’s management team and may participate. However, CMU students should deliver majority to all of the Round 2 video pitch and Final Round live pitch.

Important Dates

Mon, Nov 5: Round 1 Questions (pdf 141kb) Released

Mon, Nov 12: Registration Opens

Thurs, Nov 29: Registration Closes and Round 1 Questions Due

Mon, Dec 17: Teams Notified and Round 2 Begins

Sun, Jan 20: Round 2 Video Pitch and Questions Due

Mon, Feb 4: Teams Notified of Final Round Acceptance

Fri, March 15: Final Questions Due

March 21 and 22: Live Final Round

Check out our calendar for more important dates, deadlines and events.