Keynote speaker Thom Ruhe, NC IDEA FOUNDATION President & CEO, will share his insight on NC IDEA's strategic funding direction and the state of North Carolina entrepreneurship. The May 1st program will introduce a "new, interactive formate that focuses on prom…
The Charlotte Venture Challenge is Accepting Applications!
February 10, 2014 at 2:45 PM
The CVC is accepting applications for the competition until March 3rd (10:00 pm deadline) and officially kicks off next Tuesday, February 18, with the start of a series of learning Workshops.
February 18, 2014
There is an Orientation Workshop for all teams being hosted by Ventureprise and being held in the new PORTAL building on UNC Charlotte Campus. This workshop is not mandatory to enter the competition, but offers an excellent introduction to all things related to this year’s Charlotte Venture Challenge.
March 3, 2014
Charlotte Venture Challenge applications due by 10:00 p.m.
Series of Finalist Workshops. The workshops are not mandatory to enter the competition but are an excellent resource for competitors to develop their application and prepare well for the finals.
Judging for Finalist’s Written Submission
You will be asked to submit a revised written application to be judged prior to the finals.
Pitch Preparation Sessions
Practice your Pitch!
May 1, 2014
IDE Showcase and CVC Finals
The CVC finals begin on the morning of May 1st with each finalist first making a presentation to an audience of investors and next, making a presentation to an audience of potential customers (Executives from Fortune 500 Corporations).
The day will feature an Innovation-Driven Enterprise Showcase with various networking opportunities, presentations, speakers and a grand finale awards session and reception.
Organizer: Devin Collins
Phone: 704 - 250 - 5753