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Alumni New Venture Challenge Finals

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak and the shelter-in-place mandates by state and federal government, as well as the protocol in place from the University of Chicago, we are no longer able to hold the ANVC finals event in person. The Polsky Center is looking forward to hosting the ANVC finals virtually via Zoom on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

Tune into the finals of the second annual Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC), the only track of the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge that serves entrepreneurial UChicago alumni from around the globe. Top teams from the six participating regions (Europe, Asia, Latin America, East Coast, West Coast, Midwest) will be pitching for investment. Throughout the day, the ANVC finalists will present to a panel of judges comprising of top investors, entrepreneurs, and others. Prizes include cash prizes and in-kind services, such as legal and professional consulting services.

Winners will be announced the following morning, September 25, via email. Be sure to subscribe to the Polsky Weekly 10 for updates. The NVC is a top-ranked U.S. accelerator program and this year marks the 24th anniversary of the program.

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