Tufts Social & Classic New Ventures Competition


The Tufts University Entrepreneurial Leadership Program is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of the Tufts $100k Social and Classic New Ventures Competition (formerly called the Tufts $100k Business Plan Competition) to be hosted onApril 8th, 2014.

Last year’s event was a great success, and we anticipate this year will be equally successful in supporting the launch of innovative new ventures through both the Social Ventures and Classic Ventures Tracks.

A university-wide event, the competition draws entries from alumni, faculty, undergraduate and graduate applicants from multiple schools including Arts & Sciences, Engineering, Fletcher and Sackler.

Prizes total over $100,000 in cash and in-kind services. The Competition is an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience for competitors, mentors, supporters and observers. We look forward to including you in the robust entrepreneurial ecosystem at Tufts University.



Competition Organizer

Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Local US Event
Medford, MA
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Awards Date


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Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Canada
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Business - Canada
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Graduate - Canada
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Women or Minority-owned
  • Specialized Industries
  • Virtual/Online
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
Who's Eligible

Applicants to the 2014 Tufts $100k Classic and Social New Ventures Competition must have actively participating executive members in major roles who are one, or more, of the following: 
•Full-time Tufts University undergraduate student
•Full-time Tufts University graduate student
•Full-time student at Tufts partnership school (School of the Museum of Fine Arts or New England Conservatory)
•Full-time Tufts University faculty
•Full-time Tufts University staff
•Tufts University recently graduated alumnus (graduated 2008 and beyond)

Competition Prizes

Prizes total over $100,000 in cash and in-kind services.