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Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)

Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)

Application & Eligibility

There is a $50 application fee that must be paid to the Polsky Center upon submission of the application. The fee must be paid in the form of a check made out to “The University of Chicago” with “VCIC-[TEAM NAME]” in the memo line.

To apply, teams must:

Please contact Nora Mansfield, Assistant Director at the Polsky Center, at with questions.

Eligibility and Team Size:

All currently enrolled Booth students, including Executive MBA students, are eligible to compete. Students from other universities are not eligible to participate. Please direct any questions about eligibility to Nora Mansfield in the Polsky Center.

For Chicago Booth’s VCIC, teams must have between five and six members. Five team members will be allowed to compete on the day of the VCIC; the sixth will serve as an alternate/observer. For regionals and nationals, teams must have exactly five members. Teams may bring one alternate to regionals or nationals to observe. While students may compete in the Chicago Booth VCIC multiple times, students may only compete in a regional VCIC once.

If you’re looking to join a team, or to add people to your team, please check out our team-building spreadsheet.

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