NVC Awards & Prizes

New Venture Competition team holding a large first prize check

Seed Capital Awards (7-min Pitch)

High Growth

1st Place High Growth: The Korson Family's Highest Growth Potential Venture: $ 10,000

2nd Place High Growth: $5,000

3rd Place High Growth: $2,000

Social Mission

‚Äč1st Place Social Mission: David and Susan Roberts Family Award for Best Social Venture: $ 10,000

2nd Place Social Mission: $5,000

3rd Place Social Mission: $2,000

Main Street Ventures

1st Place Main Street Venture: $ 10,000

2nd Place Main Street Venture: $5,000

3rd Place Main Street Venture: $2,000


Elevator Pitch Awards (2-min Pitch)

Best Overall Pitch: $ 4,000

1st Runner Up: $ 2,000

2nd Runner Up: $ 1,000

(2) Honorable Mention: $ 250 each


Isabella Bank Gallery Awards

1st Place Gallery: $ 2,000

2nd Place Gallery: $ 1,500

3rd Place Gallery: $ 1,000

(2) Honorable Mention: $ 250 each


Audience Choice Awards

Top Choice by audience: $1,000

Runner Up by Audience: $500


NVC Investor Contribution Awards

Middle Michigan Development Corporation (MMDC) Investor Award: $2,000 and In-Kind Services