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The Collegiate Venture Competition celebrates the student success stories. College students running post-revenue ventures with at least one customer are invited to submit a 60-second video pitch and application for a chance to win $15,000 in cash prizes. Graduates within one year of post-grad are also invited to apply.


Eligible applicants may complete an application, submit a lean canvas and submit a video pitch to Companies must be post-revenue, and must have at least one paying customer. Each presenting company must have a faculty sponsor. There is no fee to apply.


Applicants may submit their materials beginning January 19, 2018. The deadline to apply is March 5, 2018.


Judges will award a first-place prize of $10,000; and a second-place prize of $5,000.


The competition will be judged by well-known venture capitalists and entrepreneurial icons.


The Collegiate Venture Competition is powered by the Conductor, the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie.