Presented by the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business, the New Venture Championship is the original six-round business competition.
Founded in 1992, NVC is the premiere international entrepreneurial investment competition. Teams from around the world and the United States defend their business plans to a panel of esteemed judges for valuable feedback and a chance to win more than $50,000 in total cash awards. Aside from monetary prizes students have a unique opportunity to get feedback from judges to create successful ventures and capture the attention of angel investors.
NVC strives to develop skilled and knowledgeable entrepreneurial leaders that will navigate the ever-changing business environment. Our core mission is to educate, inspire, and empower future entrepreneurs.
2009 First Place Winners
Brigham Young University
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“We are very grateful. The judges were phenomenal. They provided us with feedback in both the semi-final and final rounds, which was unparalleled in any other business plan competition we have competed in.” —Michelle Quinn, KT Tape, 2009 NVC Winner
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