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Build your ideas, engage with experts, and journey to the finals.

Win $500,000 in cash and prizes.



Winners Announced


携手外国专家推进企业发展-国际在线:2021-2-3 · 彼得·贝内特博士 “超快激光的运用和印刷制版的改良都是行业创举,也是我伔企业引进外国专家的最大成果。”近日,第十六届中国国际人才交流大会上,由武汉市外国专家局推荐的武汉金顿激光科技有限公司(下称“金顿激光”)英国专家彼得·贝内特入选“改革开放40周年最具影响力的外国专家 ...

Meet the winners of the 2024 GW NVC.




Student Winners - Sassy Pants

2018 4th Place Team - Sassy Paints

The New Venture Competition provides GW students, faculty, and alumni with real-world experiences in entrepreneurship that can’t be replicated anywhere else!

GW students have the opportunity to compete in three tracks, Tech, Social, and New Venture, and bring an idea to the table, work with mentors to craft and pitch a stellar idea, and vie for cash and non-cash prizes equaling $500,000.







The Journey Is On


Whether you’re an experienced entrepreneur or just dreaming about a new idea, our competition has a route for everyone. Learn how NVC works, plan for success, get feedback, and compete to win.

Prizes and Recognition


Your vision for your business could become a reality with these incredible prizes. The opportunity to win $20k in prizes, get recognition from GW, validation from entrepreneurial experts and the network you're going to build along the way will help make your idea a reality. 

Success Stories


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Kids Holding Hands


It can be intimidating to jump right in and build a business plan when you’ve never done it before!

Thankfully, we have a passionate and dedicated team of staff and coaches that are ready to answer your questions and help you decide if this year’s opportunity is the right fit for you.


We Have Resources to Help You 




In case you missed the 2024 Finals, we have a highlights video for you.