2015 ​​CMU New Venture Competition is here!

Over $ 75K Cash Aw​arded
Open to All CMU Majors ​

December 4, 2014 - Intent to Compete Due
Competition Date - March 27, 2015
Join our Workshop Tours to build your business and meet entrepreneurs

​​​Students – What’s in it for you?

        • Earn Start-up Capital
        • All Majors Welcome
        • Learn Start-up Skills
        • Pitch your Ideas to Investors 
        • Real Life Business Experience
        • Support of mentors to develop your business 
        • Tours that guide you through the process 
        • Fun building your business

​​​​How do I participate?

        • Attend the Workshop/Tours
        • For more details, stop in the IBIE office in Grawn 164 or call (989) 774-327
        • Like us on Facebook (CMUNVC)
        • Follow us on twitter @CMUNVC
        • Download the "Guidebook" app for details
        • Compete on ​March 27, 2015 

2014 NVC Winners - Could it be you in 2015?

VALUEVentureTeam Name
$30,000Best OverallUn-Corked
$10,000Best SocialSinfonia Marching Exposition, L3C
$10,000Best Technology
Garden Mobile
$10,000Highest Growth PotentialBeergo
$10,000Most Impact on MichiganSecond Cut Arrow
$5,000Best LifestyleHomecrest Coffee Roasters
CMURC ProgramSpirit of Entrepreneurship (Tie)Divinare
CMURC ProgramSpirit of Entrepreneurship (Tie)Gone Beachin'
$1,000Best PitchGarden Mobile
$5001st Runner Up PitchJust for Students
$2502nd Runner Up PitchGone Beachin'

The CMU New Venture Competition is in its fifth year. To date, over thirty businesses are in operation as a result of competing.  The competition is led by the College of Business Administration's Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship. 


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