What is the New Venture Competition?
  • Learn how to start your own business.
  • A series of 12 workshops that guide you through the start-up process.
  • Attend events with multiple opportunities to pitch to proven professionals.
  • Open to ALL CMU students!

What is in it for YOU?
  • Compete for over $100,000 in cash prizes and in-kind services.
  • Improve your skills and resume with real life business experience.
  • Network with mentors, advisors, investors, entrepreneurs, and more.
  • Collaborate with other students to form a strong business team.


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