Currently, more than fifteen businesses are in operation after competing in the NVC.  It could be you!  Enter and connect with resources to develop your startup and earn the chance to gain startup capital. 

 The competition is led by CMU's College of Business Administration's Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship. 

2016 NVC Winners
Over $ 80​K Cash Aw​arded


Best Overall ($30,000) – ShareCase LLC.


Best Social ($10,000) – High Hopes Hammock Co. LLC


Korson Family Highest Growth Potential ($10,000) – We Inspire


Most Impact on Michigan ($10,000) – Sweet Treats Apple Company


Best Technology ($10,000) – Superior Filament


Best Lifestyle ($5,000) – Forever and Always


Spirit of Entrepreneurship (CMU-RC Program) – 

Ironman Aviation & Conquest Clothing


Best Pitch ($1,000) – Superior Filament


1st Runner-Up Pitch ($500) – Runway Avenue LLC


2nd Runner-Up Pitch ($250)  – Ironman Aviation

Audience Choice pitch ($250) – Superior Filament