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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. 

2017 NVC Winners
Over $ 80​K Cash Awarded


Best Overall ($30,000) – Multi Dimensional Manufacturing


Best Social ($10,000) – Unplugged Outfitters

 Korson Family Highest Growth Potential ($10,000) – Go-Spot


Most Impact on Michigan ($10,000) – Plant Life


Best Technology ($10,000) – Scrappy Technologies

 Best Lifestyle ($5,000) – Rate Gigs

Blue Water Angels Mentoring Award - Multi Dimensional Manufacturing 


Best Pitch ($1,000) – Scrappy Technologies

1st Runner-Up Pitch ($500) – Plant Life

2nd Runner-Up Pitch ($250)  –Embrace

Audience Choice pitch ($250) – Scrappy Technologies