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