Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Graduate Edition

2021 Dates: March 12 & 13

The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Graduate Edition (previously Stu Clark Investment Competition) is our premier competition and represents a prestigious, international academic opportunity designed to mimic the real world process of starting a new venture while rewarding innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit.

The competition is for graduate students to gain real experience while developing and growing new ventures based on the student created, managed or owned ventures. Teams will also receive expertise and feedback from our leading industry expert judges including Stu Clark himself.

Throughout this 2-day competition teams will compete in an Elevator Pitch, Logo Pitch and Business Plan Presentation for and will evaluate the feasibility, market opportunity and business model of a new venture. In addition the SCCE will cover the cost of accommodations for all participating teams.

PRIZE AWARDS

Business Plan Competition

1st Place $20,000
2nd Place $10,000
3rd Place $5,000
4th Place $2,500

Elevator Pitch Competition

1st Place $1,500
2nd Place $1,000
3rd Place $750

Logo Pitch Competition

1st Place $1,500
2nd Place $1,000
3rd Place $750

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline to apply: Wednesday January 20, 2021 (11:59 PM CST)

Teams advised of acceptance: Monday February 1

Business plans due: Wednesday March 3, 2021 (11:59 PM CST)

COMPETITION HOTEL

Fairmont Winnipeg
2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 0Y3

The SCCE will cover the cost of accommodations for all participating teams.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Program Coordinator
Amy Jones
204-474-8635
amy.jones@umanitoba.ca 

APPLICATION FORM

Coming soon via Startup Tree