New Venture Championship 2014


The New Venture Championship (NVC) is one of the preeminent graduate investment plan competitions in the world. NVC has a long history of fostering innovation on the University of Oregon’s campus.

On April 3-5, 2014, the Embassy Suites Hotel in Portland, Oregon will host 16 teams pitching business plans to more than 60 judges. Teams compete to win the grand prize of $25,000 in investment funding and an automatic berth in the 2014 Global Venture Labs Investment Competition. Venture teams present and defend their business plans before panels of judges consisting of entrepreneurial business leaders, angel investors and venture fund executives.


Competition Organizer

University of Oregon

Local US Event
Eugene, OR
*Available in all states*

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Specialized Industries
  • Graduate - Global
  • PitchBurner
Who's Eligible

Graduate Student Team Eligiblity Rules: